Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : In recent years a number of countries report their first outbreak of mosquito-Borne Diseases (MBD)

“Children as change agents of knowledge and practice of parents in prevention of Mosquitoborne diseases: A pilot study”

Renita Priya Dsouza, (M.Sc Nursing); Dr. Devina E Rodrigues, (Ph.D(N)); Dr. Prakash M Saldanha, (MD)

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2021, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages 2009-2015

Mosquitoes even though small in size are the deadliest insects causing millions of deaths every year. Mosquitoes are able to spread variety of diseases, among which common are Malaria, Dengue, ChikunGunya etc.1 More than 3000 different species of mosquitoes are identified in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, but only a few are known to act as vectors of diseases to the human beings.2Aedes Egypti is responsible for many of the mosquito-borne diseases and this species exist in the areas where more than 50% of world’s population lives.