Awareness Sessions on Alleviating Rodent-Borne Diseases in Malaysia

Updated: Oct 8, 2021

Instilling Good Knowledge, better Attitudes and Practices on Alleviating Rodent-borne Diseases among Public Low-Cost Housing (PPR) Community


Rodent-borne diseases are a major threat to residents of Public Low-Cost Housing areas (PPR) which can lead to severe public health issues. Living conditions is usually harsh for these communities, and the lack of knowledge in health safety measures further increases the risk of illness. This project was led by Dr. Farah Shafawati Mohd-Taib to raise awareness in two PPR of Kuala Lumpur regarding the essential need to keep the area clean and fight the increase in the rat population.