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View the latest updates from the World Mosquito Program in Colombo.

The World Mosquito Program is working in Colombo to protect communities from mosquito-borne diseases like dengue, Zika, chikungunya and yellow fever.

After more than two years of preparation, training and community engagement activities, we celebrated the first launch of Wolbachia mosquitoes in Colombo in March 2020.

A WMP staff member explains how a mosquito trap works to Kasun Chameera
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Progress updates

We’ve been working with communities in Sri Lanka since 2020 to help prevent mosquito-borne diseases. Read our progress updates to see our latest news.