Importante simposio internacional explora el impacto y soluciones para controlar en Puerto Rico el mosquito Aedes aegypti vector del dengue, Zika y chikungunya

El primer simposio “Retos y soluciones para el control del Aedes aegypti” reunió expertos locales e internacionales sobre el tema San Juan, Puerto Rico, 9 de agosto 2018 – Doctores, científicos y líderes del sector de la salud llegaron a Puerto Rico desde ciudades como Brasil y Singapur para participar del primer simposio internacional liderado [...]

By | 2018-08-14T15:03:36+00:00 August 14th, 2018|News, Noticias Español|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Community Outreach Representative

Community Outreach Representative  Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job Type: Full time Position Overview: The Community Outreach Representative is a position designed to serve as a driving force in operationalizing and supporting the community engagement, mobilization, education, and behavior change programs for the Community Mobilization (CM) Division of the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU).  [...]

By | 2018-05-23T17:39:24+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Social Media and Web Content

Social Media and Web Content Specialist    Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico  Job Type: Full time    Position Overview:    The Social Media and Web Content Specialist is an exciting new position designed to execute and support the Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust (Science Trust) and its Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) branding strategy [...]

By | 2018-01-31T11:40:55+00:00 January 31st, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Community Educator

Community Educator Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time Reports to: Community Mobilization Director  Position Overview:   The Community Educator is an exciting position in the Puerto Rico Control Vector Unit (PRVCU) designed to teach and educate students and communities, develop educational materials, and develop and implement new programs for inspiring and empowering the Puerto Rican public to play a direct and [...]

By | 2018-01-31T09:36:28+00:00 January 30th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Field/Surveillance Technician 

Field/Surveillance Technician  Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time  Position Overview: The Field/Surveillance Technician is responsible for vector control and surveillance activities to aid the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily in the field. The Field/Surveillance technician will be exposed to indoor and outdoor environmental conditions, noise, vibration, close proximity [...]

By | 2018-05-29T14:14:18+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Community Mobilization Specialist

Community Mobilization Specialist Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job Type: Full time  Position Overview:  The Community Mobilization Specialist is an exciting position designed to serve as a driving force in designing, operationalizing and supporting the community engagement, mobilization, education, and behavior change programs for the Community Mobilization Division of the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit’s (PRVCU).  This position support the [...]

By | 2018-01-31T16:22:54+00:00 January 19th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: Laboratory Technician

Laboratory Technician Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time    Position Overview:   The laboratory technician is responsible for mosquito identification to support vector surveillance activities and aid the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily in a laboratory setting. The Lab Technician will be exposed to indoor conditions, noise, vibration, [...]

By | 2018-06-06T09:36:03+00:00 January 8th, 2018|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Eliminate a breeding site: repair your septic tank

Septic tanks that do not have covers, have broken or cracked walls, or have vents that are not covered with screens, can turn into the perfect place for the Aedes aegypti mosquito to reproduce. This mosquito transmits dengue, Zika and chikungunya. Aedes aegyptifemales look for any place with accumulated water to lay their eggs, which is why [...]

By | 2017-12-11T17:06:27+00:00 December 11th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

¡Aplícale la #LeySecaAlMosquito Aedes aegypti y dile NO a la picada!

San Juan, Puerto Rico, 13 de noviembre de 2017 - Tras el paso del Huracán María, la Unidad de Control de Vectores de Puerto Rico se ha sumado al proceso de reconstrucción de la Isla con una campaña educativa sobre el manejo correcto del agua acumulada, para reducir criaderos de mosquitos en nuestros alrededores. [...]

By | 2017-12-08T15:07:01+00:00 December 8th, 2017|News, Noticias Español|0 Comments