Malaria Archive

Amid concern over drug resistance, Mekong countries call for accelerated action to eliminate malaria before 2030

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, 8 December 2017 – Representatives from Cambodia, China, the Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Myanmar, Thailand and Viet Nam today called for accelerated action to eliminate malaria in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) by the year 2030. The call comes amid concern over resistance of malaria parasites to antimalarial drugs, including artemisinin—the core

Leaders at United Nations General Assembly Step Up Commitments to End Malaria for Good

  Heads of State, Ministers from Monaco, Swaziland, U.S., and Zambia Pledge Political and Financial Support to Eliminate the Disease that Puts Half the World at Risk   U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative Announces Addition of 5 New Focus Countries, Expanding its Effective Anti-Malaria Efforts Across Sub-Sahara Africa   New York (September 21, 2017) – Today,

Malaria can be eliminated in India by 2030, according to the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance

India 25 April –  On World Malaria Day, the Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) affirmed their conviction that malaria can be eliminated in India, and across the Asia Pacific region as a whole, by 2030.  Malaria is endemic in India with approximately 14% of the population or 184 million people in India at high

Malaria continues to be a major concern in India

Despite being treatable in many cases, malaria should not be taken lightly, stress doctors at Columbia Asia Hospital, Ghaziabad ahead of World Malaria Day   Complications recurrence and relapse of dormant infection can be dangerous; the more dangerous type of malaria is falciparum malaria   Ghaziabad, April, 2016: A life threatening disease caused by parasites,

With Monsoon Arrive a New Set of Health Woes: Doctors at Paras Hospitals, Gurgaon Report Rise in Viral, Bacterial Infections

Multispecialty, Paras Hospital, Gurgaon talks about some common disease prevalent during monsoon and measures to prevent them With high humidity coupled with heat, bacterial, viral and fungal infections become common Gurgaon, July 2015: The monsoon season is a time for some much-needed relief from the scorching hot summer months, but it is also a time

ASSOCHAM CSR Foundation to launch Malaria Awareness Campaign on World Malaria Day

Malaria claims about 50K lives in India each year As about 50,000 people in India and about one crore across the world die of mosquito-borne diseases every year, apex industry body ASSOCHAM under the aegis of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) Foundation has planned to launch an awareness campaign with an aim to spread information