Malaria

Introduction (What is malaria?)

  • Malaria is a parasitic disease caused by

  • Transmitted by female

Malaria situation in the World

  • Malaria is one of the most widespread disease in the world.

  • P. vivax has the widest geographic distribution throughout the world.

  • of the malaria cases occur in

  • in 6 countries viz.,

Indian Scenario:

  • Malaria has been a major health problem in India.

  • Majority of the infections were due to P.falciparam and P.vivax.

  • There were

  • After launching National Malaria Control Programme there was a dramatic fall in the incidence of malaria cases.

  • Implementation of National Anti Malaria Programme brought down the no.of deaths annually
Last Updated on : 08/01/2014