Outapi — Namibia has made tremendous progress in reducing malaria cases by 98 percent and deaths by 95 percent between 2001 and 2015.

Health officials in Rwanda have raised a red flag over the upsurge in malaria cases which they say has been on the increase over the past months.

This WHO report released on World Malaria Day, 2016 shows that, although an ambitious goal, eliminating malaria from 35 countries by 2030 is achievable. Malaria mortality rates have declined by 60% globally since the year 2000, but reaching the next level – elimination – will not be easy.

In the past several years, as worldwide morbidity and mortality due to malaria have continued to decrease, the global malaria community has grown increasingly supportive of the idea of malaria eradication.

Chikungunya and dengue infections are spatio-temporally related. The current review aims to determine the geographic limits of chikungunya, dengue and the principal mosquito vectors for both viruses and to synthesise current epidemiological understanding of their co-distribution. Three biomedical databases (PubMed, Scopus and Web of Science) were searched from their inception until May 2015 for studies that reported concurrent detection of chikungunya and dengue viruses in the same patient.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Kalindi Residents Welfare Association (KRWA) Vs. Union of India & Ors. dated 12/02/2016 regarding mosquito breeding in Delhi.

This framework is an attempt to eliminate malaria from the country and contribute to improved health and quality of live and alleviation of poverty. It is in line with WHO Global Technical Strategy (GTS) for Malaria 2016-2030 and Asia Pacific Leaders Malaria Alliance (APLMA) Malaria Elimination Roadmap for the Asia Pacific.

In Kinshasa, malaria remains a major public health problem but its spatial epidemiology has not been assessed for decades now. The city’s growth and transformation, as well as recent control measures, call for an update. To identify highly exposed communities and areas where control measures are less critically needed, detailed risk maps are required to target control and optimize resource allocation.

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There has been progress towards malaria elimination in the last decade. In response, WHO launched the Global Technical Strategy (GTS), in which vector surveillance and control play important roles. Country experiences in the Eliminating Malaria Case Study Series were reviewed to identify success factors on the road to elimination using a cross-case study analytic approach.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of M/s. Tamil Nadu HDPE Knitted Fabrics Manufacturers Association Vs Central Insecticides Board and Registration Committee & Others dated 15/12/2015 regarding certain industries involved in the illegal sale of hazardous waste materials to the public by misusing the export quota.