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.
I'm looking forward to seeing your initiative succeed. Best wishes to the team!