N.D.Asha Wijegunawardana

N.D.Asha Wijegunawardana

Mihintale

Department of Bioprocess Technology, Faculty of Technology, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.

Senior Lecturer

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Published on Jun 26, 2021

First Progress Presentation

First Progress Presentation

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Published on May 29, 2021

Dear Backers,

Dear Backers, Hope all of you are keeping well. This is just to let you know that due to the present COVID-19 situation in the country (Sri Lanka)  field sand fly surveillance will be delayed. Howe...

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Published on Mar 06, 2021

Initiation of Mobile Vector Surveillance Unit (MVSU) & Vector surveillance Field surveys and selection of sandfly trapping locations were started at the Madawachchiya MOH area.

Initiation of Mobile Vector Surveillance Unit (MVSU) & Vector surveillanceField surveys and selection of sandfly trapping locations were started at the Madawachchiya MOH area.

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Published on Mar 02, 2021

TDR Crowdfunding challenge project team initiated a research collaboration with Prof. Suneth Agampodi, Professor of Community Medicine, at the Department of Community Medicine, Prof. Kosala Weerakoon, and Prof. N.K. Anjana Silva from the Department ...

TDR Crowdfunding challenge project team initiated a research collaboration with Prof. Suneth Agampodi, Professor of Community Medicine, at the Department of Community Medicine, Prof. Kosala Weerako...

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Published on Feb 17, 2021

A site where fieldwork has been planned to carry out.  

A site where fieldwork has been planned to carry out. 

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Published on Feb 12, 2021

Sand fly preservation and identification:

Sandfly preservation and identification:Sand flies captured on the sticky paper traps will be removed using small fine brushes; washed in a detergent and water, and finally preserved in 70% ethanol...

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Published on Feb 12, 2021

Selection of sandfly trapping sites

Selection of sandfly trapping sitesFurther discussions were made with Regional Director of Health Services (RDHS) and Madawchchiya MOH staff regarding the acceleration of the sand fly vector survei...

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Published on Feb 12, 2021

Collection of Sandflies

We are happy to let you know that few field experiments were alreadystarted in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka where our project location is situated. Inthe first experiment, we compared numbers of sandfli...

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Congratulations Tee! Please keep up the good work.
Jun 30, 2021
Modeling Zika virus transmission from mother to child using uterine mini-organs
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Thank you very much, Prof.Pablo. Please keep in touch. We will update you on the progress.
Jun 28, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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I'm looking forward to seeing your initiative succeed. Best wishes to the team!
Jun 10, 2021
Community-based interventions to control urogenital schistosomiasis in dam communities
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Thank you very much Prof.Pablo. Please keep in touch. Take care too!
May 31, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Dear Backers, We appreciate you making the effort to come to our fundraising event for the TDR Crowdfunding Gallage project launched on the Experiment.com site. We had an amazing turnout, and we managed to bring in $ 1594 more in donations! Your attendance and support have played an important role in our event’s success—thank you. With your contribution, we’ll be able to control the sand fly and leishmaniasis disease in the Madawachchiya rural site in Sri Lanka. Your generosity and support are an encouraging reminder of why we started this fundraiser—to help the rural community in the Madawachchiya . With gratitude, Asha
Mar 10, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Dear Sagara, Thank you very much for your kind words. Please keep in touch.
Mar 07, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Dear Sir, Thank you very much for both your kind donation and encouraging words. Please keep in touch.
Mar 07, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Thank you very much sir.
Mar 05, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Dear Backers, We have fantastic news to share with you. We have completed our crowdfunding campaign. Thank you very much for the generosity you have shown during the fundraising phase. We have 3 full days left of our fundraiser and we are overwhelmed by the generosity and excitement for our campaign our community has shown. We’ve raised over our $ 5650 by $ 159. We have 83 supporters and that is absolutely inspiring. We will keep you updated once the project launch. Thank you very much for everything that you’ve done!
Mar 05, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Thanks a lot Steven, we are overwhelmed by the generosity and excitement for our campaign our community has shown. Please keep in touch with us.
Mar 05, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Thanks Prabhath for both your donation and kind wishes.
Mar 04, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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Thanks Gayan.
Mar 03, 2021
Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka
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