The district Health Department is all set to take the help of gambusia fish to check dengue and malaria by introducing the same in ponds in rural areas.

AHMEDABAD: Vector-borne infections are on the rise despite the rising temperatures, with the number of cases of malaria being particularly high.

Johannesburg — About 20 people have died of Malaria in Gauteng in the past five months, according to Dr Chike Asomugha, a senior advisor for Public Health and Communicable Diseases, at the Hillbrow

While the district administration is conducting back-to-back meetings with officials of various departments to curb malaria and dengue, no efforts on the ground are visible barring awareness progra

Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Malawi have agreed to collaborate in fighting malaria and diarrhoeal diseases, amid revelations that 949 people have died of the disease since the beginning of this year in

The Director of Science at Ifakara Health Institute (IHI), Dr. Fredros Okumu, has been selected by philanthropies as international research scholar.

The biggest challenge for India is the dual fight of containing a 'developing' country's health concerns while a flare-up of 'developed' world disorders are its doorstep. On one hald India is combating basic health concerns such as malnutrition, low immunization rates, hygiene, sanitation and infectious diseases.

More than 200 million people are diagnosed with the disease annually - killing 430,000 every year.

Leonard Ncube — Zimbabwe and Zambia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on technical cooperation in malaria control and elimination.

In a first, a malaria therapy made from the dried leaves of an Asian plant has successfully cured 18 critically ill patients, scientists say .