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Category: Diseases :: Communicable :: Malaria
Last updated: Feb 15 2018 24:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Free medicare for frontline forest staff in emergencies 15.2.2018 Hindu: National
WWF-India renews pact with Apollo
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NIMR, Delhi Recruitment 2018 For Scientist-B Posts 14.2.2018 NDTV News - Latest
National Institute of Malaria Research (NIMR), Delhi has invited applications for recruitment to Scientist B (Medical/ Non-Medical) posts. A total of 7 posts are open for recruitment: one each for ST,...
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Pension rekindles hope among filaria patients 13.2.2018 Hindu: National
Decade-long protests yield relief to patients
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Promising malaria drug has a striking drawback: It turns urine vivid blue 10.2.2018 News
Methylene blue, a dye, can kill the malaria parasites in the gametocyte stage, the point at which mosquitoes pick it up from human blood and pass it on to new victims
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India Health Fund to boostresearch on TB, malaria 9.2.2018 Hindu: Home
Invites proposals to improve detection and treatment
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Madhuri Dixit to endorse mosquito repellent brand 8.2.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit has been named ambassador for pest control brand Mortein's Insta range of liquid vapourisers with faster protection against dengue.
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Madhuri Dixit to endorse mosquito repellant brand 8.2.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Bollywood actress Madhuri Dixit has been named ambassador for pest control brand Mortein's Insta range of liquid vapourisers with faster protection against dengue.
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'342 people fell prey to contagious diseases in Chg in 3 yrs' 7.2.2018 General News
A total of 342 people died due to contagious diseases, including Swine flu, in Chhattisgarh over the last three years, the state Legislative Assembly was told today. "As many as 5,78,175 people were admitted in hospitals due to contagious diseases from year 2015 to 2017 in the state. Out of them, 342 succumbed to the diseases," Health and Family Welfare Minister Ajay Chandrakar said in a written reply to a question raised by Leader of Opposition TS Singhdeo. The opposition leader had sought details of deaths caused by diarrhoea, malaria, swine flu and other seasonal contagious diseases. "During this period, 2,10,515 patients of malaria were admitted in hospitals, of them, 131 died. Similarly, 549 swine flu patients were reported to have been admitted in hospitals of the state and of them, 121 died. Besides, 81 out of 3,63,605 patients of diarrhoea died in the last three years. Moreover, nine people died of different contagious diseases," as per the reply. Facilities of
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Dye could offer treatment for malaria patients 6.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Methylene blue -- used as medication and dye -- could act as a safe anti-malarial that kills malaria parasites at an unprecedented rate, results from a clinical trial have revealed.
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Capsules 5.2.2018 BusinessLine - Pulse

EU workshop

Medicines for kids

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is inviting expressions of interest in a works

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AR organises free medical cum dental camp 5.2.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
AR organises free medical cum dental camp
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'For Heaven's Sake, Do Your Duty': Delhi HC to AAP Govt and MCD on Dengue 2.2.2018 Top India News- News18.com
Delhi HC said that instead of the authorities doing their duty, the court had to actively monitor the issue of waste management, the lack of which, according to the bench, was one of the reasons behind vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria.
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For heaven's sake, do your duty: HC to authorities on dengue 2.2.2018 General News
"For heaven's sake, do your duty," an exasperated Delhi High Court today told the AAP government and the municipal corporations in the national capital in view of the recent dengue cases. It also expressed displeasure over the Delhi government laying the blame on the corporations' inaction and asked, "Don't you have any responsibility?" "It is always you (the Delhi government) versus the Centre, the corporations, some statutory authority. It has to be only versus? Can't you work together," a bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar asked the lawyer appearing for the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government. It further said that instead of the authorities doing their duty, the court had to actively monitor the issue of waste management, the lack of which, according to the bench, was one of the reasons behind vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria. "We do not want any mortality in Delhi due to vector- borne diseases. If not for our intervention, .
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Amway India forays into kids oral care segment 31.1.2018 General News
Direct selling FMCG firm Amway India today announced its foray into kid's oral care segment with the launch of Glister Kids toothpaste. The company is targeting to capture a sizeable pie of the fast growing kids oral care market in India which is pegged at Rs 290 crore, growing at a CAGR of 19 per cent over last five years from 2011 to 2016, Amway India said in a statement. Commenting on the development, Amway India Chief Marketing Officer Sundip Shah said, "Through the launch of the Glister Kids toothpaste, we would like to capture children's interest in oral hygiene so that it is easy to inculcate the good habit of brushing." He further said the company is confident of capturing a sizeable pie of the burgeoning segment with Glister Kids toothpaste thus strengthening its oral care portfolio. Amway India said Glister Kids toothpaste has been specially formulated for children aged 2 years and above and is an anti-cavity sugar free toothpaste in gel format.
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Mosquito in the ointment 30.1.2018 FrontLine: Home
A U.K.-based biotechnology company is planning a large-scale trial release of modified A. aegypti moquitoes in Maharashtra though the method has not been conclusively tested for its safety or efficacy to control wild populations of the insect vector. By P.K. RAJAGOPALAN
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Filariasis cases among migrants in Vanimel too 30.1.2018 Hindu: Home
The Health Department will conduct screening camps for migrant labourers and collect their blood samples in the wake of detection of filariasis cases among them in Vanimel grama panchayat in the distr...
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Dengue: Two more cases in January, total 5 29.1.2018 General News
At least two fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last one week in the city, taking the total number of people affected by the vector-borne disease this month to five. Earlier, three cases of dengue had been reported in Delhi between January 13-20. Cases of vector-borne diseases are usually reported between mid-July and November-end, but this period may stretch up to mid-December. "Two fresh cases of dengue have been reported in the last week, till January 27. However, no cases of malaria or chikungunya have been reported," according to a municipal report released today. There were no cases of any vector-borne disease till January 13. At least 10 people died in Delhi due to dengue last year, according to the South Delhi Municipal Corporation (SDMC), which tabulates the data for the entire city. The vector-borne disease had affected 9,271 people here in 2017. Five of the 10 victims were not Delhi residents, but had died in the national capital. The official ...
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Dengue, viral fever make early entry to city 27.1.2018 Hindu: Home
‘At least three confirmed cases have been reported till January 20’
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WHO grants prequalification to Bharat Biotech's Rotavirus Vaccine 'ROTAVAC' 25.1.2018 General News
Bharat Biotech on Thursday announced that the World Health Organisation (WHO Geneva) has awarded prequalification to the developing world's first rotavirus vaccine, ROTAVAC.WHO prequalification is necessary for UN agencies and Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance to purchase the vaccine in partnership with developing countries and will help accelerate availability of the ROTAVAC to the developing countries with the highest burden of disease.India has introduced ROTAVAC into its national immunisation program during 2016, with 35 million doses delivered till date.Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe diarrhea among children less than five years of age around the world, resulting in 215,000 deaths and 2 million hospitalisations. Vaccinations are an important part of global public health efforts to meet the Sustainable Developmental Goals of UNDP."We are highly honored and delighted to become the first rotavirus vaccine from the developing world and India to be WHO Prequalified. We feel proud to
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China donate funds to Zambia for tackling cholera outbreak 25.1.2018 General News
China on Wednesday donated around two million yuan to Zambia, helping them to tackle a massive cholera outbreak that has ravaged the country, particularly in the capital, Lusaka, since September last year.Chinese Ambassador to Zambia Yang Youming said that the government had sent a team of health experts to Zambia to work with the local authorities on how to tackle cholera, the Xinhua reported.Yang said in a statement, "Apart from the donation from the government, the Chinese embassy also donated a further 50,000 Zambian Kwacha (about 5,000 U.S. dollars) towards the fight against cholera, while Chinese enterprises have so far provided over one million Kwacha (about 100,000 U.S. dollars) in cash donation."Yang added that Chinese enterprises have promised to sink new boreholes to help the people of Zambia to have access to clean water.Zambia's Minister of Health Chitalu Chilufya thanked China for the donations and reiterated that "China was always an all-weather friend of Zambia."Last ..
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