Laxminarayan, and M. Recently Sri Lanka was also certified malaria free after no reported local transmission during the past three years. The policy makers at regional levels need to take lessons from setbacks and reshape control strategy accordingly. Articulating the costs of elimination and the relative benefits of investment in elimination versus control will help inform these decisions. Indian J Med Res. The disease is often a correlated with poor infrastructure and weak health systems. The central role of national programme management for the achievement of malaria elimination: a cross case-study analysis of nine malaria programmes.
We have used published reports and data available online during the past few years. Taking into consideration the conservative estimates, that suggest global malaria case rise by about 5 millions in as compared to , it has been apprehended that malaria burden is underestimated [ 1 ]. Macroeconomic Gains from Malaria Elimination Several studies have explored the association between malaria and economic productivity Audibert, Mathonnat, and Henry ; Badiane and Ulimwengu ; Girardin and others and can be used to build the investment case. Additional file 1: Multilingual abstracts in the five official working languages of the United Nations. Multilingual abstracts in the five official working languages of the United Nations. Although significant resources have been committed to develop more effective antimalarials during the past decades, however emergence and rapid spread of resistance has enervated the scientific efforts. Infect Dis Poverty 8, 14 In Turkey, irrigation projects led to increase in malaria transmission and subsequent outbreaks in [ , ].
Although general health services in many countries undertake continuous vigilance of imported cases and provide prompt diagnosis and treatment, however surveillance mechanism is still weak in many endemic countries due to one or another reasons [ 1, 87, 89 ]. In the present review, attempt has been made to assess the progress achieved in malaria elimination in the past few years and emphasise on some issues that could be critical in successful malaria elimination globally. Can malaria be eliminated? Roll Back Malaria. The central role of national programme management for the achievement of malaria elimination: a cross case-study analysis of nine malaria programmes. Symptoms last between a few hours and several months, and the P. White NJ. These cases are usually isolated, and officials say they do not constitute a threat to public health.