A Study of Malaria in Jharkhand State

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https://doi.org/10.47203/IJCH.2022.v34i01.003

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Malaria, Jharkhand, API

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Background: The aim of India is to reach zero Malaria cases by 2027 and then wait for three years before WHO can grant Malaria-free status certification. It is already the beginning of 2022 and India is about to reach the halfway mark of the Malaria Elimination framework period of 2016 to 2027. Objectives: To see how far Jharkhand has reached about Malaria elimination targets. Methods: By reviewing documents published by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP). Results: The Latehar District of Jharkhand had a very high Annual Parasite Incidence (API) of 10.86 during 2018. Conclusions: If interventions like the treatment of positive patients and asymptomatic carriers occur, the API will be expected to decrease drastically.

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2022-03-31

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Nath A. A Study of Malaria in Jharkhand State. Indian J Community Health [Internet]. 2022 Mar. 31 [cited 2022 May 25];34(1):11-3. Available from: https://iapsmupuk.org/journal/index.php/IJCH/article/view/2275

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Review Article