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

PR Vector Control Unit fights mosquito breeding

After the hit of Hurricane María, the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, a program of the Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust in collaboration and by federal grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has joined the reconstruction process of the island with an educational campaign about the correct management [...]

By | 2017-11-30T15:56:01+00:00 November 30th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Elimina un criadero: repara tu pozo séptico

Los pozos sépticos que le falta tapa, que tengan paredes rotas o con grietas, o si el respiradero no está cubierto con screen, pueden convertirse en el lugar perfecto para que se reproduzca el mosquito Aedes aegypti, que transmite dengue, Zika y chikungunya. Las hembras de este mosquito buscan cualquier lugar donde haya agua acumulada para [...]

By | 2017-12-11T17:11:05+00:00 November 29th, 2017|News, Noticias Español|0 Comments

Career Opportunity: GIS Specialist

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico Job type: Full-time Position Overview: The GIS Specialist will be collaborating in the daily GIS operations in the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit, in its goal to control the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Work will be conducted primarily using ArcGIS software for GIS databases, maps, database reports and specialized queries [...]

By | 2017-11-09T14:50:03+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News, Noticias Español, Noticias ingles|0 Comments

Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit is Recruiting

The Puerto Rico Science Technology and Research Trust is a private non-profit organization created in 2004 to encourage and promote innovation, transfer and commercialization of technology and creation of jobs in the technology sector. Responsible for Puerto Rico’s public policy for science, technology, research and development, the Trust’s mission is to invest, facilitate and [...]

By | 2017-07-28T19:04:47+00:00 February 8th, 2017|News, Noticias ingles|1 Comment

Recalcan la función de monitoreo y educación en Unidad de Control de Vectores

Con subvención del CDC, el Fideicomiso para Ciencia, Tecnología e Investigación de Puerto Rico realizará un programa de gestión integrada para el control de mosquitos 11 de octubre del 2016, San Juan, P.R. - El Fideicomiso para Ciencia, Tecnología e Investigación de Puerto Rico (FCTIPR) anunció que la Unidad de Control de Vectores de Puerto [...]

By | 2017-11-29T12:19:03+00:00 October 13th, 2016|News, Noticias Español|0 Comments

Unidad de Control de Vectores de Puerto Rico

Fideicomiso para Ciencia, Tecnología e Investigación implementará programa de manejo integrado de vectores   27 de septiembre, 2016- San  Juan, Puerto Rico - El Fideicomiso para Ciencia, Tecnología e Investigación de Puerto Rico (FCTIPR), anunció que establecerá la  Unidad de Control de Vectores  de Puerto Rico tras recibir la notificación oficial  de parte del Center for Diseases [...]

By | 2017-11-09T15:43:49+00:00 September 28th, 2016|News, Noticias Español|0 Comments

Vector Control Unit of Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust will implement an integrated vector management program San Juan, Puerto Rico - The Puerto Rico Science, Technology and Research Trust  (PRSTRT) announced the establishment of the Vector Control Unit of Puerto Rico after receiving official announcement of the Center for Diseases Control & Prevention (CDC) for a [...]

By | 2017-11-09T15:44:14+00:00 September 27th, 2016|News, Noticias ingles|0 Comments