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Malaria eradication--a world challenge

Malaria eradication--a world challenge

souvenir. Twelfth World Health Day, 7th April 1960.

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Published by World Health Day Celebrations" Committee, with the assistance of Public Health Department in Hyderabad .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Malaria -- Prevention -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA644.M2 M22
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p.
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5331228M
    LC Control Number72184346

    This book examines the prospects for bringing malaria under control, with specific recommendations for U.S. policy, directions for research and program funding, and appropriate roles for federal and international agencies and the medical and public health communities. Press Release - On 8 May , the 33rd World Health Assembly officially declared: ‘The world and all its peoples have won freedom from smallpox.’.

    The world could and should be free from malaria by , according to a report published by an international group of leading experts. They described the goal to wipe out the disease in a.   The group has published the executive summary of its report ahead of a WHO-hosted forum on “Rising to the Challenge of Malaria Eradication” to be held in .

      Malaria deaths per , in , 3 in , in , and almost zero in Malaria cases per , in , in , 61 in , and about 1 in I discuss the trend in greater detail in Appendix A4 and Fig. A2. . To illustrate the history of eradication, she focuses on the career of Fred Soper, who led efforts to eradicate yellow fever, typhus, and malaria, first at the Rockefeller Foundation and then, from to , as director of the Pan-American Health Organization.


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Inspired by the Gates Malaria Forum in October1, 2 key organizations are starting to debate the pros and cons of redefining eradication as an explicit goal of malaria control efforts.

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Their collective views highlight the challenges and opportunities, and explain how multi-factorial and integrated processes could eventually make malaria eradication a reality. Keywords: Malaria, Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax, Eradication, Epidemiology, Rapid diagnostics, Drug resistance, Mass drug administration, Vaccines, Vector control, Capacity.

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This updated Framework for malaria elimination provides guidance on the tools, activities and strategies required to achieve malaria elimination and prevent re-establishment of transmission in countries, regardless of where they lie across the spectrum of transmission intensity.

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WHO. Re-examination of the global strategy of malaria eradication. A report by the Director-General to the 22nd World Health Assembly, Official Records of the World Health Organization, ; –   On 9 September, the Lancet Commission on Malaria Eradication, a group of 26 academics from around the globe, will publish a study recommending that the world set a.

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