ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Saira Afzal Tarar has said that the government is cognizant of the health problems and every effort is being made to control vector-borne
"This year, the rise in vector-borne
diseases including diarrhoea, cholera, gastroenteritis, typhoid, and hepatitis is due to environmental factors and the effects of climate change," says Dr Munir Shahzad renowned paediatrician and head of Paediatrics, Federal Government Polyclinic Hospital Islamabad.
The author of this book retells several of the famous stories of discovery in the field of vector-borne
and parasitic diseases through the eyes of some of the most prominent researchers working in this field today.
The cases are organized into nine sections that correspond to general categories of diseases (i.e., those affecting the respiratory tract, vector-borne
diseases, and those linked to bioterrorism).
* how land use changes such as deforestation and water projects influence the ecology of malaria and other vector-borne
Summary: New Delhi (India), July 16 (ANI): The Union Health Ministry will launch a three-day public awareness drive in Delhi from tomorrow to sensitise people on measures for prevention and control of vector-borne
diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya.
KARACHI -- About 50 per cent of the world population is at risk of vector-borne
diseases, which accounts for over 17 per cent of all infectious diseases causing more than 1 million deaths annually.
"Pakistan and its neighbouring sub-tropical countries suffer from various vector-borne
diseases such as Malaria, plague, dengue fever, and leishmaniasis that tend to resurge with deadly results," said Ms.
Climate change and vector-borne
diseases: a regional analysis.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): The Ministry of Health released on Thursday this year's figures regarding the number of cases of vector-borne
diseases like dengue, malaria and Chikungunya.