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The most effective protection from insects is wearing long sleeves and pants during feeding times. Anopheline mosquitoes, thecarriers of malaria, bite from dusk to dawn, so protecting yourself during the day is most important. Those near stagnant water should be especiallycareful as the anopheline mosquitoes breed in water.

Where and When Insects are Most Active

Dusk and dawn are the most active time for insects, so protecting oneself is essential. Limit outdoor activities during thesetimes and stay in protected areas if there are any. Avoid stale water, ditches, or any stagnant water as that is the breeding ground for themalaria-carrying mosquitoes.

Here are three resources that can help you learn more about mosquito-borne diseases, along with prevention:

  • http://www.mosquito-netting.com/
  • http://www.e-ticks.net/
  • http://www.malaria-prevention-info.com/

Protection against illness from animals - avoiding dangerous animals


Avoiding snakes


Contagious people


Caution against mixing body fluids


Sexual safety


Maintaining good hygiene

According to UNICEF, "more than half of all illnesses and deaths among young children are caused by germs that get into theirmouths through food or water or dirty hands. Many of these germs come fromhuman and animal faeces.

Many illnesses, especially diarrhoea, can be prevented by good hygiene practices: putting all faeces in a toilet orlatrine; washing hands with soap and water or ash and water after defecating or handling children's faeces, and before feeding children or touchingfood; and ensuring that animal faeces are kept away from the house, paths, wells and children's play areas.

Everyone in the community needs to work together to build and use toilets and latrines, protect water sources, and safelydispose of waste water and garbage. It is important for governments to support communities by providing information on low-cost latrines andtoilet facilities that all families can afford. In urban areas, government support is needed for low-cost sanitation and drainage systems, improveddrinking water supply, and garbage collection.

A Dirty Face

A dirty face attracts flies, spreading the germs they carry from person to person. The eyes may become sore or infected and visionmay be impaired or lost if the eyes are not kept clean and healthy.

If the eyes are healthy, the white part is clear, the eyes are moist and shiny, and vision is sharp. If the eyes are extremely dry orvery red and sore, if there is a discharge or if there is difficulty seeing, then the child should be examined by a health worker as soon as possible.

Avoiding standing water


Importance of boiling water


Keeping the food area clean




Human waste




Food preparation and care

Cooking food thoroughly kills germs. Food, especially meat and poultry, should be cooked all the way through.

Germs grow quickly in warm food. Food should be eaten as soon as possible after cooking so it does not have time to collect germs.

Questions & Answers

what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
How we are making nano material?
what is a peer
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
What is STMs full form?
scanning tunneling microscope
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
How can I make nanorobot?
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
how can I make nanorobot?
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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