Tag: controlling

Controlling the Spread of Dengue and Congo fever

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article image A Public awareness seminar cum meeting of health professionals societies as joint venture was organized by Prof. Sherwani, a renowned medical microbiologist at Federal Urdu University Karachi. It was largely attended by teachers, scientists, laboratory workers and students. This joint venture of professional’s societies American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Biosafety Association of Pakistan (BSAP), Medical Microbiology Association of Pakistan (MMAP) and Technology Times, Islamabad…Read More

Controlling polio through technology tools

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Where the incredible rise in polio cases to over 230 in the year 2014 alone in Pakistan has rung alarm bells for the government, the international stakeholders too are at unease. They fear the situation may aggravate in case remedial measures are not taken or flaws at polio vaccination drives execution stage are not detected in time. Various factors including governments as well as local communities’ involvement, field workers and security agencies have played a significant role in stamping…Read More

Modern approaches for controlling fascioliasis

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article image Fascioliasis is an important disease of livestock from production and economic point of view. Domestic and wild animals are particularly infected; whereas, humans are also occasionally infected with this disease. It is directly associated with the abundance of snail population which acts as intermediate host. The disease is caused by members of genus Fasciola; commonly known as liver fluke. The two important species, Fasciola (F.) hepatica and F. gigantica are etiological agents of…Read More

Modern approaches for controlling fascioliasis

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article image Fascioliasis is an important disease of livestock from production and economic point of view. Domestic and wild animals are particularly infected; whereas, humans are also occasionally infected with this disease. It is directly associated with the abundance of snail population which acts as intermediate host. The disease is caused by members of genus Fasciola; commonly known as liver fluke. The two important species, Fasciola (F.) hepatica and F. gigantica are etiological agents of…Read More

Controlling food wastage can h and le hunger issues

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The global food production systems presently occupy 25 per cent of all habitable lands and are account for 70 per cent of fresh water consumption and 30 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions. Each year, an estimated one third of all food produced (around 1.3 billion tons) ends up rotting in the bins of consumers and retailers or get spoiled due to poor transportation and harvesting practices."Apart from the moral implications of such wastage in a world where almost 900…Read More

Methods for controlling electricity, light

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article image NOW A days, we are facing the issue of energy. Energy in terms of electricity and light. Both electricity and light are mysterious. We are well aware of their effect, but, if asked the question "what is electricity?" or "what is light?", we have a difficulty giving a convincing answer. We find it easiest to think in terms of a model, or models, which make it possible for us to understand how an electrical or optical device works. Provided the model, or "mind picture"…Read More

L and s can be made cultivable by controlling water logging

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article image STAFF REPORT BHV: The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) will soon initiate projects to improve soil quality in areas with saline and water-logged soils, FAO country representative Dr Kevin Gallagher said on Monday."Most of these projects would be implemented in southern districts of the Punjab. Salinity and water scarcity are global issues and need to be tackled through joint research initiatives by agriculture experts," FAO country representative Dr Kevin Gallagher while…Read More