West Java, Mosquito Museum, Ciamis

Written by on July 18, 2012 in Java, West Java Museums with 0 Comments

West  Java, Mosquito Museum, Ciamis

Mosquito-Museum

Mosquito Museum Loka office complex located in the Research and Development Sourced Animal Disease Control (R & D P2B2)-Kudat. The museum is owned by the Department of Health and the mosquito is the only museum in Indonesia is memilliki various facilities to alert people about the dangers of mosquitoes. First initiator of the establishment of the Mosquito Museum Sugiono, while serving as head of Loka Balitbang P2B2 Kudat.

 Background in mind that the mosquito vector of infectious diseases is still a heavy burden for most tropical countries including Indonesia. Diseases transmitted by mosquitoes such as dengue fever, malaria, filariasis and chikungunya is endemic in many parts of Indonesia and claimed thousands of lives each year. Therefore, the people of Indonesia should be made aware of the existence and dangers of mosquitoes.

Mosquito Museum built on a land area of ​​2,000 m2 and equipped with facilities such as House Cinema (theater Mosquito), multimedia room, and room Souvenir, the construction for 3 years from the year 2006-2008. The museum was inaugurated by Governor of West Java, H. Ahmad Heryawan on August 19, 2009. Inauguration of the Museum and Theater Mosquitoes are expected to become an icon of scientific advice to facilitate the Research and Development and Research and Development in order to access the results of research conducted during this successfully and efficiently.

The presence of this mosquito museum at least be able to help people who want to know and learn about the mosquito as a whole. Visitors can recognize different phases of development of mosquitoes. Also examples of specimens from the genus Aedes aegepty, spreading dengue fever mosquito, Culex mosquitoes Quin-up ques-fast-ciatus, spreaders of disease elephantiasis. Mosquito Museum also provides a documentary about the life cycle of mosquitoes.

Museums and theaters are in addition to mosquitoes as educational tours for children are also to enhance the promotion of healthy behavior. Museum scientific tourism is also equipped with a means of supporting Insectarium, laboratory entomology, parasitology, pharmacology and virology, the laboratory test Insecticide, libraries and plant anti-malarial drugs and mosquito repellent (Tompen). Theatre or Theatre Mosquito Mosquito is an icon Review of Scientific Research and Development whose existence can not be separated from the workshop held in collaboration with the Research and Development Agency for Kudat District.

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