A Study of Malaria in Gujarat State of India

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Published: 2023-04-26

Page: 192-195


Arvind Nath *

National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector 8 Dwarka, New Delhi–110067, India.

*Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.


Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this paper is to find out the parameters of Malaria in Gujarat till as recently as possible.       

Methods: By studying the documents prepared by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP) and the NVBDCP website of the Health & Family Welfare Department, Government of Gujarat.

Results: The Annual Parasite Incidence (API) of Malaria for Gujarat had been observed to decrease from 0.59 in 2017 to 0.33 in 2018.

Conclusions: Although the state did not reach zero Malaria cases in 2019, it is a good candidate for being among the first few states in the country to be able to achieve near-elimination goals provided it is able to control the disease well in Ahmedabad city.

Keywords: Malaria, Gujarat, annual parasite incidence


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Nath, A. (2023). A Study of Malaria in Gujarat State of India. Asian Journal of Advances in Research, 6(1), 192–195. Retrieved from https://mbimph.com/index.php/AJOAIR/article/view/3460

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