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malaria

High prevalence of G6PD deficiency in malaria endemic areas: Study

The study found a moderate to high prevalence of G6PD deficiency in nine out of 13 PVTGs 

published on : 29th November 2022

Dengue cases cross 2K mark, no fatalities reported so far

The 1,238 cases, recorded till October 26, is more than half of the total number of cases of dengue logged this year.

published on : 1st November 2022

Odisha govt extends DAMaN for 5 years

The programme will be extended in 21 districts to achieve malaria elimination in State by 2030

published on : 23rd October 2022

Flood-hit Pakistan to purchase over 6 million mosquito nets from India amid rising malaria cases

"Malaria is spreading at a rapid pace in 32 flood-affected districts of the country where thousands of children are infected with the mosquito-borne disease," officials said.

published on : 12th October 2022

Amid COVID menace, Mumbai sees rise in swine flu, dengue and malaria cases

There was an increase in cases compared to July when 105 cases of swine flu, 61 cases of dengue and 563 cases of malaria had been reported.

published on : 30th August 2022

Delhi reports 178 dengue cases this year; monsoon causes early onset of infection

The highest number of cases was recorded in West Delhi and the Najafgarh area with 11 and 10 cases respectively.

published on : 17th August 2022

Malaria and dengue haunt tribal areas in Telangana's Mulugu district 

The Medical and Health Department is shifting patients whose condition is critical to the government hospital for treatment.

published on : 13th August 2022

Oocyte case: ‘Sad that doctors are protesting’

“Doctors should offer their services on humanitarian grounds and save lives. They should not be involved in such activities.

published on : 8th August 2022

Odisha govt to start high sensitive tests in districts with malaria burden

This year too, it has recorded 3,345 malaria-positive cases, the second highest in the country, during the January to April period, Chhattisgarh being the table topper with 7,255 cases.

published on : 4th August 2022

WHO moves to roll out first malaria vaccine in Africa

Scientist say they're mystified by that decision, warning it could leave million of kids at risk of dying from malaria as well as undermine future efforts to solve intractable problem in public health

published on : 21st July 2022

Full support to make Karnataka malaria-free by 2025: K Sudhakar

Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar pledged to extend full support to eliminate malaria from the state and country.

published on : 17th July 2022

MCD takes action against firms for flouting mosquito breeding norm

During the campaign, the MCD took stringent action against construction sites that were seen flouting the rules by giving away breeding ground for mosquitoes.

published on : 4th July 2022

TS witnesses surge in dengue, malaria cases

As it has started raining at some places in the State, the water stagnates in empty places around residences, contributing to the rise of the cases.

published on : 24th June 2022

OHRC order puts spanner on malaria drive in State

While sleeping under LLIN is one of the best ways to prevent malaria and is considered a global best practice, the human right panel’s direction has put the health administration in a fix.    

published on : 9th May 2022

Centre recognises Karnataka’s progress in malaria eradication 

The state health department has progressed from Category 2 to Category 1 status between 2015 and 2021.

published on : 7th May 2022

Malaria reported in Thiruvallom, health dept begins screening tests

Dist so far this year has detected eight malaria infections, all imported cases, says DMLO

published on : 27th April 2022

Karnataka sets 2027 target to become malaria-free

10 districts have not seen cases for 3 years

published on : 26th April 2022

Andhra Pradesh curbs malaria cases by 81 per cent in three years, awarded best performance

Andhra Pradesh has won a national-level award for best performance in malaria elimination by reducing the annual parasite index (API) under one in all its districts.

published on : 26th April 2022

Malaria deaths rise in Odisha during COVID-19 pandemic

Even as all time low COVID cases can be a reason to heave a sigh of relief, increase in deaths due to malaria poses a worry.

published on : 25th April 2022

AP bags national award for malaria elimination

For the last three years, the AP government has strived to make the State malaria-free and succeeded in bringing down malaria cases from 6,040 in 2018 to 1,139 in 2021.

published on : 25th April 2022
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