2 edition of Study of urban malaria in Karachi, West Pakistan, August 12-September 17, 1968 found in the catalog.
Study of urban malaria in Karachi, West Pakistan, August 12-September 17, 1968
Hans O. Lobel
by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, National Communicable Disease Center, Malaria Eradication Program in Atlanta
Written in English
|Statement||[by] Hans O. Lobel, George T. Carmichael, and J. Richard Gorham.|
|Contributions||Carmichael, George T., joint author., Gorham, John Richard, 1931- joint author., National Communicable Disease Center (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||RA644.M2 L58|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iii, 55, 15 p.|
|Number of Pages||55|
|LC Control Number||74600257|
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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Hans O Lobel. Objective: To study the prevalence of malarial infections in human population of districts Loralai and Musakhel areas of Pakistan. Methods: Malarial parasites were identified in the blood slides of suspected patients of the disease from July, to June,and encompassed subjects.
Results: Out of suspected cases of malaria, (%) were found to 1968 book positive for malarial. Islamabad: Malaria is back on track in Pakistan causing complications in thousands of cases every year but still its prevention, diagnosis and treatment along with recording of data has been.
Malaria is endemic in Pakistan and constitutes a national health priority However the parasite and vectors are showing resistance to common antimalarial drugs and insecticides.
The provinces of Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the Federally Administered Tribal Areas have the highest malaria burden. This case-study describes the history of malaria in Turkey up to and evaluates the policies and strategies used for malaria control and elimination.
It highlights the successive interventions that have been applied to achieve a dramatic reduction in the malaria burden, to control epidemics, and to limit malaria transmission to a very low. The role of socio-environmental factors in shaping malaria dynamics is complex and inconsistent.
Effects of socio-environmental factors on malaria in Pakistan at district level were examined. Annual malaria cases data were obtained from Directorate of Malaria Control Program, Pakistan. Meteorological data were supplied by Pakistan Meteorological Department. A major limitation was the use of Cited by: 2.
Although malaria disease in urban and peri-urban areas of sub-Saharan Africa is a growing concern, the epidemiologic patterns and drivers of transmission in these settings remain poorly understood. Factors associated with variation in malaria risk in urban and peri-urban areas were evaluated in this study.
A health facility-based, age and location-matched, case–control study of Cited by: 9. Both Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum are prevalent in Pakistan, yet up-to-date data on the epidemiology of malaria in Pakistan are not available.
This study was undertaken to determine the current prevalence and distribution of Plasmodium species across the country. A malariometric population survey was conducted in using blood samples collected from. “Malaria is the fifth largest killer in the NWFP. Children and pregnant women are the worst hit,” said the official.
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The male:female ratio was The temporal distribution of malaria cases, with annual occurrences by month, is shown in Figure 2. Similar patterns were observed across the study years towith maximum peaks in July and August coinciding with the monsoon season in Pakistan, and with lowest rates of infection during January of each by: Pakistan main Malaria ki jung aur pesh ane wale challenges #SaveLivesBeatMalaria HTV- First and only Web Portal promoting Health & Wellness.
About 7 to 12 days are lost per episode of malaria, thus having an enormous impact on the productive labour force . The average cost for treating an episode of uncomplicated malaria is about USD and about USD for severe cases .
These treatmentFile Size: KB. Whether, where, and to what extent such improvements have affected urban dwellers is still being debated. 1 – 4 Indeed, a simple PubMed search (Aug ) for research articles with titles containing “urban(ization)” and “malaria” yielded more than publications during the past three decades that specifically focused on Cited by: A report from Ghana (GARDINER et al., ) showed a marked reduction in malaria exposure in urban areas compared with the surrounding rural areas, despite the absence of formal anti-malarial measures.
This study was undertaken to determine the amount of malaria transmission occurring in Lusaka compared with a rural area 80 km to the by: Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South is the world's fifth-most populous country with a population exceeding million.
By area, it is the 33rd-largest country, spanningsquare kilometres (, square miles).Pakistan has a 1,kilometre (mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by Capital: Islamabad, 33°41′30″N 73°03′00″E. We carry out a range of operational research projects across Africa and Asia.
As part of our committment to sharing learning with the sector and with national health systems, our programmes and staff regularly contribute to journals with peer review publications. Author summary Malaria is a disease of rural areas in developing countries.
Although a rise in urban malaria cases has been noted during the last decade, this trend could be an artifact due to lack of solid data.
In order to better understand “urban” and “peri-urban” malaria, we developed a rigorous and systematic methodology that allows characterizing malaria risk in such by:. Achieving elimination in Turkmenistan. (Eliminating malaria case-study, 1) a – prevention and control. a – epidemiology.
al health programs. nistan Health Organization. Global Malaria Programme. sity of California, San Francisco. ISBN 92 4 0 (NLM classification: WC ).To compare the severity of Plasmodium vivax malaria with that of P. falciparum malaria, we conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study of adults hospitalized with malaria (–) in Pakistan.P.
vivax and P. falciparum accounted for 83% and 13% of cases, respectively; % of patients with severe malaria were infected with P. by: To compare the severity of Plasmodium vivax malaria with that of P.
falciparum malaria, we conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study of adults hospitalized with malaria (–) in Pakistan. P. vivax and P. falciparum accounted for 83% and 13% of cases, respectively; % of patients with severe malaria were infected with P. vivax.