Malaria in Karnataka

Source: NVBDCP Data Available at http://nvbdcp.gov.in/Doc/Malaria-situation-upto2011(P).pdf and data from District Malaria Officer, Mangalore and Malaria Cell, Mangalore City Corporation Malaria in Dakshina Kannada District: Dakshina Kannada district is located on the western coast of Karnataka State. It was relatively free from malaria until early 1990 with only sporadic case reports.…

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Epidemiological Definitions

These definitions and indices are important in epidemiological surveillance and in planning the control strategy for malaria. Endemic Malaria: Constant incidence over a period of many successive years in an area. Epidemic Malaria: Periodic or occasional sharp increase of malaria in a given indigenous community. Stable Malaria: Amount of transmission…

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Global Malaria Risk

Malaria in South East Asia Region: South and South eastern Asia (SEA region) harbours most cases of malaria in the Asian continent. An estimated 1,216 million people or 70% of the total population of SEA Region are at risk of malaria. Out of which around 29% population at moderate to high risk of malaria,…

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