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Climate Change Behavior Change Aedes

Aedes aegypti is a mosquito that is easy to adapt well. The larvae were originally only occupy the domestic habitat especially water containers in the house but now capable to grow in containers of water that contains a variety of pollutants. For example in IPB Complex Dramaga, in 1990 still inhabited by Aedes albopictus, but since 2002 until now has been dominated by Aedes aegypti. Both now act as primary and secondary dengue vector.

“Life Aedes aegypti influenced by climate change, if the temperature is rising, they can live a more active and transmit the dengue virus more quickly,” explains Prof. Upik Kesumawati Hadi, Professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine IPB.

Not only that, the mosquito Aedes aegypti is also changing the behavior of sucking the blood which initially was only active during the day (diurnal), now also active at night (nocturnal).

Vector control of dengue is still prioritizing ways chemicals (insecticides), such efforts insecticide spraying (ULV and fogging), larvasidasi and the use of household insecticides.

Using same insecticide continuously can lead populations to resistance through selection, which removes individuals susceptible mosquitoes and leaves individuals resistant. Not to mention, the possibility of gene mutations that can occur as a result of exposure to insecticides. This can be a factor that led to the failure of vector control efforts.

Resistance management solution that can be applied is the use of insecticide rotation and INSECTICIDE ONLY BE USED WHEN REQUIRED. Additionally the mosquito prevention efforts should be developed with 3M plus 4M becoming the drain, close, burying, and monitor.

Source: Republika

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Recognize Virus Zika

ORIGIN
Zika is the virus that causes dengue fever and chikungunya. It is commonly found in the tropics region.

This virus was first discovered in Uganda on 1947 and until today has been spread throughout Africa, Southeast Asia and some countries in the Pacific region.

In 2015, the Eijkman Institute in Jakarta have isolated the Zika virus in Indonesia. Researchers at the Institute Eikjman find this virus during an outbreak of dengue fever in the province of Jambi, in the period from December 2014 until April 2015.

Virus classification as follows:

Group: IV

Family: Flaviviridae

Genus: Flavivirus

Species: Virus Zika

TRANSMISSION AND DANGERS
The virus is transmitted to humans through the bite of Aedes sp and is not transmitted from one human to another human.

The most common symptoms include fever did not subside, skin rash, joint pain, red and watery eyes and muscle pain and headache (lasting up to a week).

Normally humans infected with this virus will recover after a few days or a week without the need for intensive care in hospital.

Infected pregnant women can transmit the virus zika to the fetus in the womb. Zika virus infected fetus through the mother has a high risk of birth defects in a serious condition.
(Microcephaly is one of the risk posed by the virus zika in infants. Microcephaly is a serious birth defect that causes some physical problems such as mental retardation, as well as the ability to speak slow growing, including movement and growth.)

PREVENTION
Zika virus prevention as well as the prevention of cases of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DHF). Prevention efforts to do, namely to promote the role of one house one jumantik (larva monitoring). Every citizen in the house must conduct mosquito nest eradication (PSN) by way of 3M such as: drain water reservoirs, shut water tanks and recycling of used goods which are potential mosquito breeding sites.

Up to now there is no drug to treat infections Zika but it is recommended to have adequate rest, avoid dehydration by drinking heavily and taking paracetamol to relieve fever (in consultation with the doctor before taking the drug).

source:
– WHO / Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
– Ministry of Health
– Wall Street Journal
– NPMA (National Pest Management Association)
– Kompas.com

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Training of ISO 9001: 2015

Located in Head Office, Daan Mogot West Jakarta, ETOS held Training of ISO 9001: 2015.
ISO 9001 is a quality management system that is applied ETOS to ensure all goes according to the standards established.
With the revision of the management system ISO 9001: 2008 to ISO 9001: 2015, ETOS considers it important to provide all employees of the current quality management system.
Training activities followed by all employees from Supervisor, Section Head, Manager to General Manager.
Activities that take place for two days from Saturday – Sunday, January 23 to 24 2016 is intended to ensure the implementation of the ISO 9001 management system is running well in ETOS.
Implementation of the ISO 9001 management system also ensures customers get the best service from ETOS.

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Rodent Can Transmit LCMV (Lymphotic choriomeningitis virus)

On the winter, rodent (familiar called “RAT”) can transmit the disease to humans. The disease is known as LCMV (Lymphotic choriomeningitis virus) whose caused by a virus.

LCMV is transmitted to humans through exposure to urine, feces, saliva. Center of Control and Prevention in USA (CDC) estimates that 5% of the house mouse (Mus musculus and Rattus rattus) may carry LCMV and able to transmit the virus to humans.

Symptoms consist of two phases, the first phase (non-specific like flu, fever, lack of appetite, muscle pain, headache, nausea and vomiting). The second phase is dominated by neurological diseases including meningitis (fever, headache, stiff neck, etc.) and encephalitis (drowsiness, confusion, impaired sensory or motor impairment).

Source:

Dr. Jorge Parada – National Pest Management Association

(pestworld.org)

Friday, December 18, 2015

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One Million Trees Day – January, 10, 2016

January 10th was the day of celebrated as the world community a million trees.

Every of Reviews those dates, we are reminded how important it is to preserve trees in human life.

The tree has a wonderful process of photosynthesis and Become a natural component that is essential for humans and animals.

Trees can reduce the levels of CO2 in the water and produce O2.

Trees with large quantities such as pine forest is Able to Make 60 percent of rainwater can be absorbed by the soil.

Especially for broadleaf forest species are even able to Make 80 percent of the rain water absorbed by the soil.

This is to preventing flooding and landslides will increase of the reserves of groundwater for the resulting in human welfare.

As a pest control company that is environmentally friendly, ETOS helped care for the existence of a tree with programs “Deal of Termites with plants ” in the mid 2015 ago.

This program further confirms that ETOS is not only a business-oriented company, but Also concerned about environmental issues.

This is in line with Vision of ETOS as a professional pest control service company based on science technology and environmentally friendly

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ETOS 2015 Annual Meeting

On Friday, December 18, 2015, held at Hotel Horison Bogor, ETOS has an Annual Meeting activities.

This activity purposed to evaluate the performance during the year 2015 and planning a business strategy for 2016.

Annual Meeting was attended by the Director ,General Manager , Manager and Field Coordinator from several branches of ETOS.

In her speech, Director of ETOS Endang Muljaningsih remind all Manager and Field Coordinator to not only work hard but also work smart

Annual Meeting  also become routine activities  ETOS to ensure the performance of services and expectations of customers because ETOS has been known as a pest solution.

All employees have the responsibility to proved it.

As the tagline stated, ETOS – Your Pest Solution.

To all of our Customer, We are grateful for the cooperation that has existed well during the 2015’s and hope to be successful for all in the next year, 2016

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ETOS comes in Real Estate EXPO JCC 14 – 22 November 2015

On 14 to 22 November 2015, ETOS has participated in the Real Estate Expo 2015 that was held at the Jakarta Convention Center.

ETOS presence on the largest property exhibition at the end of 2015 as a form of ETOS awareness for the customers especially for customers from the segment of residential.

Handle pest problems in residential is one of the main services provided ETOS to the public . With experience in the pest control business since 1992 , ETOS is the right choice to solving  pest problems.

Any Pest Problem at your house? Do not hesitate to contact Our Marketing .

We are ready to solve your problem.

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ETOS Participate in International Day of Stella Maris International School Gading Serpong

Saturday, 24 October 2015, ETOS participate in International Day Stella Maris International School Gading Serpong.
ETOS participate which presenting about termite and how to control it.
We would like to introduce pest and how to control it with the best concept” Mrs. Maya , Regional Manager ETOS Banten explained.
For this purpose, ETOS presenting the termite queen species and termites home in these participaties.
Evidently, the visitors who dominated the children and their parents seem antusiasm to visit ETOS stand and find out about the termites queen species and termites home which presented ETOS.
Termite control has become one of ETOS main services offered to the public.
Termite control methods by ETOS is priotizing environmentally friendly and do not damage the customers property.
Please contact Marketing ETOS for more information.
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Pest World 2015 in Nashville, US

Director and General Manager ETOS attend activities organized Pest World 2015 NPMA (National Pest Management Association) in Nashville, United States, which took place during October 20 until 23 2015.

Pest World is meeting pest management businesses worldwide. This activity brings together more than 3,000 professionals in the pest control business, including researchers from around the world. Some information about the latest business trends and the latest ideas can be obtained in this activity.

ETOS is a member of NPMA which has been actively participating in activities organized by the NPMA. ETOS presence in this activity and prove the existence of ETOS in the business of pest management in Indonesia and the world.

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ETOS Community Forum with Cinema XXI and 21 Manager Se-Jabodetabek

On Friday,16 October 2015 at Metropole Building 21 in Cikini, Central Jakarta, ETOS held a Community Forum for the first time.
These activities involve customers of the Group 21 with Cinema XXI and 21 Manager SeJabodetabek and presenting Director, General Manager, Regional Manager, Operations Manager and Quality Assurances Manager of ETOS.
ETOS Community Forum is a forum initiated by the ETOS for customer community which in these activities to educate and discuss about pest management work carried out in the customer area.
In addition to maintaining and improving the quality of work of pest management, ETOS Community Forum also initiated to foster and establish relationships between ETOS with customers.