Cattle which are responsible for population explosion in ticks
Integrated Vector Control
Combination of available control methods in management of problematic vectors in
Safe manner and
Long lasting ways to maintain the vector population at acceptable level
Inter- sectoral coordination
Intersectoral coordination means cooperation among all related agencies.
It is well known that the activities of other sectors can contribute to the breeding and spread of mosquitoes or can help to limit and control mosquitoes
Intersectoral collaboration starts with exchange of information.
It should start from high level official to community level, i.e. concerned ministries, govt. departments, statutory boards, non-govt. organization, private sectors, international and national organization, etc.
Elimination or reduction in the non-human host may not be feasible-because
Occurrence and abundance of non-human host
More than one host involvement
Dealing with animals that have economic or sentimental value
Control of small mammals of the forest floor pose a serious problems which can not be handled easily
Rodents can be handled by older methods
Trapping and poisoned food baits for rodents even by using aircraft for scattering poisoned baits
Avoiding cattle entering into the forest or applying insecticides to the body of the cattle
Use of mosquito proof piggeries
Segregating pigs at least 4-5 km away from human dwellings