During the delivery ceremony, the health minister in charge, Dr. Eric Olua, noted that these machines would reduce the spread of the mosquito in the slums, but each should be the security ring.
He advised the population that with the arrival of rains should prevent any disease caused by the mosquito and one way is to avoid throwing garbage in the streets, monitor their homes because there are no containers with water (including vases), and review the environments after each rain that breeding sites are possible.
Deputy Health Minister in charge, Dr. Itza Bermona de Musca, stressed that the Ministry feels very satisfied with the investment in equipment to support the work of efforts and of value, which makes all Hector Control Department of the border border.
"The machines are partly controlling the mosquito, the real shield is all of us that we must avoid from growing in our homes, in the environment, in offices and helping to drain the water.It is important to stress that we need to do all the work," said Dr. Barahona de Mosca.
On the newly acquired equipment, the head of MinSA's Vector Control Department, Lasso, stressed that they will help increase coverage for applications with heavy fog equipment; It will also allow the regions with active transmission of Dengi, Zika or chikungunya to be more likely to succeed.
As for the areas of greatest influence of Aedesy Aedesypti, Lasso indicated that they correspond to the regions of San Miguelito, Metropolitana, Panamá Oeste and Colon. This is due to waste management volume.
MINSA urges the general population to be responsible for medical care and allow the vector staff, properly identified, to perform tests in homes, the environment and offices; Greater credibility of the presence of groups in the regions; Citizens can check and consult by contacting health centers.