Friday, November 16, 2018 | ePaper
Jahangirnagar University Science Club
Free mosquito coil distribution began on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus on Tuesday to prevent mosquito-borne disease. Jahangirnagar University Science Club (JUSC) in association with ACI Limited started the distribution of mosquito coil on the campus. JU Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Farzana Islam inaugurated the distribution at a function held at the Senate hall of the university. Addressing the function, Professor Dr Farzana Islam said, "As it is now rainy season, it is the high time of spreading various kinds of mosquito-borne disease including Dengue, Chikungunya and Malaria which are very common in our country. By conducting such campaign, we will able to prevent suchmosquito-borne diseases". She handed over the mosquito coil boxes to the provosts of different dormitories, chairman of departments and chief officials of different offices of the university at the function. While addressing the event, noted mosquito researcher Professor Dr Kabirul Bashar said, "Different types of diseases including Dengue and Chikungunya spread from mosquito. So, we will have to be safe from mosquito bites anyhow to avoid this type of disease."