Variation in Types of Malaria in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India

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Published: 2023-03-24

Page: 29-32


Arvind Nath *

ICMR – National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector 8 Dwarka, New Delhi – 110077, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Objectives: To find out the status of Malaria in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India.

Materials and Methods: By analyzing the data available on the websites of the Directorate of Health Services (DHS), Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the National Center for Vector Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC).

Results: The Malaria problem is maximum in the Nicobar District and least in the North and Middle Andaman District.

Conclusions: Vivax type of Malaria is the commonest type found in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Keywords: Malaria, Andaman, Nicobar


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Nath, A. (2023). Variation in Types of Malaria in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India. Asian Journal of Advances in Medical Science, 5(1), 29–32. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIMS/article/view/3424

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