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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-carrying mosquitoes in Colombo in March 2020.

A WMP staff member explains how a mosquito trap works to Kasun Chameera
Project status
Monitoring
Number of people reached
230,000
Total area reached
20km²
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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.