LLIN Mosquito Net Distribution in Balasore district Odisha.
September 15, 2023
SERI team distributed free of cost Mosquito net amongst the tribal areas of Durgadevi village, Balasore district Odisha under presence of the Hon'ble Member of Parliament & Ex Minister Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi Ji.
HILNET (Long Lasting Insecticidal Net-LLIN) of HIL (India) Limited, is co-funded by UNIDO and jointly implemented by Ministry of Environment & Forests & Climate Change, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizers. HILNET is recommended by the WHO for prevention from vector-borne diseases in tropical and sub-tropical regions, i.e., the South-East regions of Asia, especially India. It is developed as non-POP alternative to DDT. The product is in line with the Government of Indi’s AtmaNirbhar Bharat and Make in India vision of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India.
Long Lasting Insecticidal Nets (LLINs) are a sure method of prevention from mosquito bites, as these are coated with insecticides that are harmless to humans but are effective in prevention from mosquito bites, and thus prevent the spread of Vector-Borne Diseases (VBDs) such as Malaria, Dengue, Chikunguniya, Kalazhar, etc.