KUALA LUMPUR, November 8, 2017 - The visit to the Institute for Medical Research is due to the COMBI's desire to cultivate and practice a healthy environment among UMP students. The program is also held in conjunction with the Dengue Independent IPTA Award. The UMP Health Center provides full support and good cooperation throughout the course of work and the continuity of the program. The program was held on November 08, 2017 (Wednesday) at the Institute for Medical Research and involved about 35 UMP students.
The program was started with a brief talk on aedes and dengue virus delivered by the officers in charge namely Dr Khadri and Dr Nurulhusna. Afterwards, the program continued with the participants being given a chance to visit the aedes mosquito research area and given the chance to see mosquito eggs and could add a little bit of knowledge about aedes mosquitoes.The program is expected to be continued in the future to instill awareness on practicing a healthy environment among students.