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  • Malaria - 200 Words
    Malaria Quick facts If you have malaria you may have: a fever. a headache. aching muscles. a tummy ache, diarrhoea and vomiting – especially in children. a lack of energy. loss of appetite. a cough. Every year, over 627,000 people die from malaria, 90% of these deaths are in Africa. A child dies from malaria every minute 2/3 of Namibia’s population is at risk from malaria but southern areas are already malaria free Malaria costs Africa more than £8 billion annually in lost productivity...
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  • Malaria - 1353 Words
     MALARIA INTRODUCTION: Malaria is one of the most devastating and infectious disease in many areas of the world and more or so in many developing countries in Africa, Asia, Middle East, South America and Central America. This disease has been noted for more than 4000 years (Center for disease control, Para 3). In addition, Malaria causes death in children after prenatal conditions, lower respiratory infections, and diarrhea diseases. The number of children dying from the disease is higher...
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  • Malaria - 2050 Words
    Malaria In epidemiology, a vector is any agent (person, animal or microorganism) that carries and transmits an infectious pathogen into another living organism. Malaria, and also know as Plasmodium Falciparum is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by protists (a type of microorganism) of the genus Plasmodium. It begins with a bite from an infected female Anopheles mosquito, which introduces the protists through saliva into the circulatory system. In the...
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  • Malaria - 1112 Words
    MALARIA Malaria is a parasitic disease that involves high fevers, shaking chills, flu-like symptoms, and anemia. CAUSES: Malaria is caused by a parasite that is transmitted from one human to another by the bite of infected Anopheles mosquitoes. In humans, the parasites (called sporozoites) travel to the liver, where they mature and release another form, the merozoites. These enter the bloodstream and infect the red blood cells. The parasites multiply inside the red blood cells, which...
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  • Malaria - 2199 Words
    Contents: 1. Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………2 2. Discussion……………………………………………………………………………………….2 i. Background of Ottawa charter for health promotion…………………….4 ii. Strategies for malaria control in Pakistan………………………………………..5 3. Conclusion ………………………………………………………………………………………7 4. Recommendation…………………………………………………………………………...8 5. References………………………………………………………………………………………9 Introduction: Malaria is acute febrile illness caused by...
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  • Malaria - 343 Words
    Conquering Malaria In Africa Joshua Allen Deaton Michigan State University Conquering Malaria In Africa Malaria is the most problematic, and therefore the most important of the parasitic diseases of humans. Analysis of the effects of the acute infectious disease known as Malaria demonstrates the importance of conquering/eliminating the spreading Malaria epidemic. It is believed that the successful elimination of the malaria epidemic will be possible through numerous effective intervention...
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  • Malaria - 1333 Words
    Malaria (also called biduoterian fever, blackwater fever, falciparum malaria, plasmodium, Quartan malaria, and tertian malaria) is one of the most infectious and most common diseases in the world. This serious, sometimes-fatal disease is caused by a parasite that is carried by a certain species of mosquito called the Anopheles. It claims more lives every year than any other transmissible disease except tuberculosis. Every year, five hundred million adults and children (around nine percent of...
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  • Malaria - 1245 Words
    riMalaria 1 Parasitic Disease: Malaria Brittany Jolicoeur May 8th, 2012 Frost/ SB1 3U Malaria 2 Parasitic Disease: Malaria Malaria is a serious parasitic infection that is spread by Anopheles mosquitoes. The Plasmodium parasite that can cause malaria is neither a bacterium nor a virus therefore it is a single-celled parasite that multiplies in red blood cells of humans as well as in the mosquito intestine. C. Laveran in 1880 was the first...
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  • Malaria - 986 Words
    RUA: Dangers of Malaria Yaidelyn Alonso Chamberlain College of Nursing NR281 Pathophysiology I Fall, 2014 RUA: Dangers of Malaria Malaria is a serious and sometimes-lethal disease caused by a parasite that commonly infects a certain type of mosquito, which then ultimately infects humans. Malaria causes high fever, chills and flu-like symptoms. This disease is mostly found in Africa, Southern Asia, Central America and South America. Usually, many people who travel are more predisposed to...
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  • Malaria - 1939 Words
    MALARIA By Elizabeth Nduta Mbugua (14-0647) Submitted to Dr.Geoffery K.Kinuthia Department of Science and Engineering School of Science, Engineering and Health Of Daystar University Nairobi, Kenya In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for BIOLOGY (BIO 111) 19th March 2014   INTRODUCTION Malaria affects 10%of the world’s population with 300-500 million new cases each year and 2 million deaths annually. It is called the worlds invisible pandemic. It is transmission...
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  • Malaria - 3476 Words
    Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by protists (a type of microorganism) of the genus Plasmodium. It begins with a bite from an infected female Anopheles mosquito, which introduces the protists through saliva into the circulatory system. In the blood, the protists travel to the liver to mature and reproduce. Malaria causes symptoms that typically include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to coma or death. The disease is...
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  • malaria - 316 Words
    It is one of the ten deadliest diseases of all time. It affects men, women, children, and animals. It is in full force in subtropical regions. This disease is malaria. Nearly 40 percent of the world's population lives in areas that are affected by the disease. It infects between 300 and 500 million people every year and causes between one and three million deaths annually, mostly among young children in Sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria is a serious, infectious disease spread by certain mosquitoes....
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  • Deforestation and Malaria - 1377 Words
    Deforestation and Malaria Jack Harris ISB 201L: Insects, Globalization, and Sustainability Professor Malakaskaus September 25, 2012 ABSTRACT This paper reviews the human activity of Globalization, specifically deforestation, and how it may be linked to the insect vectored disease of Malaria. Deforestation has led to large environment changes, and studies must be done to determine its effects on Malaria transmission. INTRODUCTION Trees are necessary natural resources that provide...
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  • Profylaxis of Malaria - 493 Words
    Compare and contrast the medicines used in the prophylaxis of malaria The bite of an infected female Anopheles mosquito can cause protozoan parasites which when passed on from human to human can generate the well known tropical disease known as malaria. The prophylaxis of malaria, a vector borne infectious disease, is vital as prevention for this disease is very necessary. Malaria can be infected in humans by four separate species of plasmodium parasites. These parasites are Plasmodium...
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  • MALARIA SURVEILLANCE - 1188 Words
     MALARIA SURVEILLANCE Malaria is Malaria Is caused by infection with a single-celled nucleated protozoan of the genus Plasmodium. There are four species of Plasmodium that cause disease in humans: P. Vivax P. falciparum P. ovale P. malariae P. vivax and P. falciparum are the most prevalent, accounting for almost 90 percent of all cases worldwide. Malaria life-cycle Anopheles mosquito goes through asexual and sexual reproduction Asexual reproduction occurs in the human body and sexual...
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  • Malaria in Africa - 701 Words
    Malaria in Africa Malaria has been known to exist for thousands of years, with its signs documented as early as 5000 years ago in ancient Chinese and Egyptian records. Through out these thousands of years, it is believed that this disease has evolved and adapted to its surroundings. Malaria is a parasitic disease in the blood that causes flu-like symptoms. Some signs of this disease include fever, chills, muscle pain, headache, nausea, vomiting, and may also cause jaundice and other serious...
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  • Ddt and Malaria - 2300 Words
    Should DDT Be Used Against Malaria DDT is an effective control mechanism for containing the spread of malaria. However, when used as a control mechanism for agriculture, it has been shown to cause environmental harm to ecosystems in the area. This has lead to many misconceptions that DDT is strictly a harmful chemical that only leads to negative outcomes. However, there is evidence that shows the opposite when DDT is used as a control mechanism in controlling the spread of malaria. DDT should...
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  • MALARIA IN PREGNANCY - 4337 Words
    MALARIA IN PREGNANCY; THE NURSES ROLE IN PREVENTION AND CARE PRESENTED BY NWAKWUE NNAMDI U SEMINAR PAPER SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR NSS 507 - NURSING SEMINAR TO THE SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA JULY, 2014 TABLE OF CONTENT Title page …………………………………………………..………………1 Table of content …………………..…………………...……….…………..2 Abstract ……………………………………………….…..…………..……3 Introduction ………………………………………..…………….………...4 Life cycle of Malaria...
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  • Malaria in Nigeria - 732 Words
    Malaria is one of the devastating cases in the world, It has become a major problem because its spreading in 109 countries. Almost 90% of malaria death comes from Africa, around 66% of the people’s lives are in high risk. So in total, less than 15% of the global total malaria deaths occur in Asia and Eastern Europe. (author) Why is malaria dangerous? Malaria in humans is caused by many types of parasites but the most dangerous and...
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  • Deforestation and Malaria - 1404 Words
    Stephanie Saperstein ISB 201L 9.24.11 Deforestation and Malaria The changes in global environments is expected to affect the rate of malaria cases in humans. Malaria is a serious and at times fatal disease caused by an infectious parasite that can live within a mosquito that feeds on humans. These mosquitos breed in numerous areas and have affected many populations causing many people to suffer from its painful symptoms and effects of the disease. Researchers have been conducting tests on...
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  • Paediatric Malaria - 6771 Words
    CURRENT ADVANCES IN THE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF PAEDIATRIC MALARIA SEMINAR PRESENTATION BY ONAH CLAIRE CHINONYE MATRIC NUMBER: VUG/BIO/09/130 SUBMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES VERITAS UNIVERSITY, ABUJA (THE CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA) IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE COURSE REQUIREMENT FOR BIO4221: SEMINAR FEBRUARY 2013 CERTIFICATION This is to certify that this seminar write up is an authentic work carried out by Onah Claire Chinonye under the...
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  • Study on Malaria - 2803 Words
    Malaria in Nigeria: Simply put, malaria kills. Nets save lives!!! Introduction Throughout Africa Malaria is responsible for a great percentage of death. Most death in Africa is centralized in Nigeria region. Although Malaria is worldwide it is particularly devastating in Africa. It is at the point where there are 10 new cases of malaria every second.[1] Every 60 seconds, a child in Africa dies from a malaria infection that can be prevented and treated.[2] Malaria has been brought...
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  • What Is Malaria? (Knowing More on How to Deal with Malaria)
    What is Malaria? (Knowing more on how to deal with Malaria) A. History of Malaria Although the parasite responsible for P. falciparum malaria has been in existence for 50,000–100,000 years, the population size of the parasite did not increase until about 10,000 years ago, concurrently with advances in agriculture and the development of human settlements. Close relatives of the human malaria parasites remain common in chimpanzees. Some evidence suggests that the P. falciparum malaria may have...
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  • Malaria Disease Lab Report
    Malaria Disease The Malaria disease made its first appearance more than 4000 years ago. It used to be one of the diseases that people feared the most. About 655,000 people die from Malaria in 2010, about 200 people per day. In that year, 90% of the deaths occurred in the WHO region, Africa. Most of the Africans were women and children under the age of 5. (World Heath Organization, 2012) First of all, to know that u have Malaria, your body will start acting strange. You will get a headache, a...
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  • Plasmodium Vivax Malaria Paper
     Plasmodium Vivax Malaria MED102 March 30, 2013 Plasmodium Vivax Malaria Malaria is an infectious disease caused by the Plasmodium parasite. The World Health Organization (WHO) reports about 3.3 billion people are at risk of malaria infection. In 2010, there were about 219 million malaria cases and an estimated 660,000 malaria deaths (2013). The four Plasmodium parasites that cause malaria in humans are falciparum, vivax, malariae, and ovale. Plasmodium (P).vivax is the most common; it...
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  • Malaria Control Using Irs
    Chapter one 1. Introduction Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Nigeria. It is endemic throughout the country with more than 90% of the total population at risk of stable endemic malaria. At least 50% of the population suffers from at least one episode of malaria each year. However children aged less than 5 years and pregnant women are among the highest at risk of infection it has been documented that malaria, a parasitic disease which is...
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  • Research on Malaria in Moyale District
    1.0 CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.1 Background information The term `Malaria' originates from Medieval Italian Mala aria which mean “bad air”; and the disease was formerly called Ague or Marsh fever due to its association with swamps and marshland, (Watkins, 2001). Scientific studies on Malaria made their first significant advance in 1880, when Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran a French army doctor working in the military hospital of Constantine in Algeria observed malaria plasmodium parasites...
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  • Malaria Life Cycle - 1541 Words
    Page 1 of 6 Life Cycle of Malaria Page 2 of 6 Malaria is an ancient disease transmitted by the Anopheles mosquito that predates recorded history. Historically it was common in the swampy areas around Rome, and was believed that the tainted air in those locations made people very sick, the disease was therefore named malaria for the Latin root words bad air. Malaria is caused by small parasitic protozoa of the genus Plasmodium which infects both humans and mosquitoes in a cyclical process....
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  • Malaria - Causes and Prevention - 885 Words
    MALARIA Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by protists (a type of microorganism) of the genus Plasmodium. It begins with a bite from an infected female mosquito, which introduces the protists via its saliva into the circulatory system, and ultimately to the liver where they mature and reproduce. The disease causes symptoms that typically include fever and headache, which in severe cases can progress to coma or death. Malaria is widespread in...
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  • Views to Stop Spread of Malaria
    Views to stop spread of malaria!!! The parasites that cause malaria are transmitted by a species of insects which are known as the female Anopheles mosquitoes. These parasites multiply within the red blood cells (which are commonly abbreviated as the RBC's). These parasites cause the symptoms of anaemia, which also includes light-headedness, shortness of breath, tachycardia, etc. They also cause such general symptoms as fever, chills, influenza (which is commonly abbreviated as...
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  • Prevention and Management Strategies for Malaria
    India has had lots of hits and misses with malaria since independence. Prevention starts at home. Self determination is needed .Protective measures should be adopted; they not only help protect the individual but rather deprive the mosquito of its blood meal .self enforcement is the key, motivation and commitment from the user is needed for a fail safe outcome. A child dies from malaria every 30 seconds The Roll Back Malaria Partnership (RBM) (an alliance of WHO, UNICEF, World Bank, UN...
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  • malaria as akiller disease in nigeria
    What is malaria? Malaria is a serious tropical disease affecting people in Africa, South and Central America, parts of the Middle East and Asia (Fig 1). It is transmitted by the bite of a female anopheles mosquito that has been infected with a malaria parasite. The mosquito usually bites between sunset and sunrise, but in Asia and Latin America the peak of transmission is around midnight (Kassianos, 2001). Humans contract malaria when sporozoites present in the saliva of an infected mosquito...
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  • Malaria: Casual Argument - 1417 Words
    It can be said that looking deep into the wrinkles of an elderly man or woman, a story can be uncovered. But in Africa, people are lucky to make it to such an age; every 30 seconds a child dies of malaria ("Fact sheet n°94," 2010). The problems don’t stop there. The world is affected by the many impacts of such a disease. As one of the number one killers, malaria has caught the attention of many organizations. Many other countries, mostly those that have a subtropical climate or that are...
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  • Ddt vs Malaria - 2065 Words
    Malaria is one of the most lethal diseases in the world. It origins from the parasites, and the deadliest of the four species of the parasite is Plasmodium falciparum (Cross, 2004). The cell life in Plasmodium falciparum consists of two stages: the sexual and asexual cycle. Specific vector and host are required to complete this life cycle. The malaria parasite first needs a vector, in which the parasite reaches sexual maturity. With the transmission by the vector, the asexual multiplication of...
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  • Dengue Fever and Malaria - 1056 Words
    Dengue fever and malaria are commonly found in tropical areas as reported by Dr. Paula Siribaddana, who is a medical doctor and lecturer at the University of Colombo. Dengue fever is a viral infection caused by the bite of a female Aedes mosquito. Dengue fever occurs more frequently during warm, humid seasons, and spreads intensely in urban areas. This Aedes mosquito that transmit this are know to be day biters. After being bitten by Aedes mosquitoes, the side effects take...
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  • Malaria and Bed Nets - 342 Words
    In current society, malaria has played a significant role in children who died before the age of five. Over the past century, average life expectancy has more than doubled. However, there were 135 million children who were born five years ago, approximately 10 million of them died before the age of five (Bill Gates, 2009). The essay will focus on the reason and solution, and then give some recommendations. The mosquito is the main reason to cause malaria. More specifically, mosquitoes...
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  • Investigatory: Malaria and Black Colored Paper
    ORGANIC MOSQUITO TRAP Mosquito traps are really useful nowadays. Why? Well, obviously, mosquitoes are really irritating and may cause deadly disease; example dengue. So the main purpose of our Investigatory Project is to at least lessen the widespread mosquito procreation. Our Investigatory Project is very easy to make and very affordable. The things that are needed in this project can be seen inside our own dwelling place. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Marinel...
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  • Malaria: Infection and Relatively New Species
    Malaria is an infectious disease caused by a parasite, Plasmodium, which infects red blood cells. Malaria is characterized by cycles of chills, fever, pain, and sweating. Historical records suggest malaria has infected humans since the beginning of mankind. The name "mal aria" (meaning "bad air" in Italian) was first used in English in 1740 by H. Walpole when describing the disease. The term was shortened to "malaria" in the 20th century. C. Laveran in 1880 was the first to identify the...
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  • Designing a Malaria Intervention Supply Chain: a Case Study
    1 Designing a Malaria Intervention Supply Chain: A Case Study Directions: Read the following background information on malaria interventions in Africa which has been excerpted from (Cataldi et al. 2009). Then, answer the questions at the end of the document prior to our in-class discussion. 1. Introduction Malaria is a vector-borne disease transmitted by infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Though this crippling disease is both preventable and curable, 300 to 500 million cases are reported...
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  • Filariasis, Malaria, Dengue Fever and Lyme Disease
    Insects-the most diverse group of animals on Earth, are the major group from arthropods class. Insects could be found in almost everywhere, in any conditions, and environments, which why we would classify insects as the most successful, and diverse organisms to dominate the earth’s population. However, these magnificent, simple yet sophisticated organisms are capable to produce massive casualties. The manner of how these diseases are introduced to human through insects will further be discussed...
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  • The Biology and Life Cycle of the Malaria Parasite, Plasmodium
    COVENANT UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES NAME: OBUEKWE CHUKWUEMEKA AZUBUIKE MAT NO: 12CQ014230 PROGRAMME: MICROBIOLOGY COURSE TITLE:CLINICAL PARASITOLOGY CODE: BLY 225 TOPIC: DESCRIPTION OF THE BIOLOGY AND LIFE CYCLE OF PLASMODIUM INTRODUCTION Plasmodium, a genus of parasitic protozoans of the sporozoan subclass Coccidia that are the causative organisms of malaria. Plasmodium, which infects red blood cells in mammals (including humans), birds, and...
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  • Hep C, Oral Thrush, Tetanus, Malaria
    Hepatitis C Cause The biggest cause of Hepatitis C contraction is when a person comes into contact with the blood of someone who already has Hepatitis C. The most common cause of Hepatitis C via blood is through the sharing of needles and other equipment such as cotton, spoons and water that are used to inject illicit drugs. Transmission The Hepatitis C virus is transmitted via blood. The blood containing Hepatitis C positive must get into a person’s bloodstream before transmission can...
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  • The use of Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) to prevent malaria transmission
    Visit and Issue Report ‘The use of Artemisinin-based combination therapies (ACTs) to prevent malaria transmission’ Problem Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of infected mosquitoes. In 2010, malaria caused an estimated 655,000 deaths (with an uncertainty range of 537,000 to 907,000), mostly among African children. Increased malaria prevention and control measures are dramatically reducing the malaria burden in many...
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  • Is a Circumsporozoite Protein based vaccine an applicable preventative against Malaria?
    Is a Circumsporozoite Protein based vaccine an applicable preventative against Malaria? 1.1 The Problem Malaria is caused by five species of parasites of the genus: Plasmodium that affects humans (P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and P. knowlesi). “Malaria due to P. falciparum is the most deadly form and it predominates in Africa; P. vivax is less dangerous but more widespread, and the other three species are found much less frequently”.An estimated 3.3 billion people were at...
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  • Public Health Impact on the Control of Malaria in Sub - Saharan Africa
    PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT ON THE CONTROL OF MALARIA IN SUB - SAHARAN AFRICA The prevalence of malaria in sub Saharan Africa remains the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the continent. The epidemic possesses a major threat to the economic development and public health. The Sub-Saharan Africa as a geographical term refers to the area of the continent of Africa that lies south of the Sahara, majority of the countries lie along the tropics thus allowing a favourable climatic condition for the...
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  • Effectiveness of Long Lasting Insectide Nets (Llins) in Comparisons with Convetional Nets (Ctns) as a Measure for Malaria Control Muheza District
    EFFECTIVENESS OF LONG LASTING INSECTIDE NETS (LLINs) IN COMPARISONS WITH CONVETIONAL NETS (CTNs) AS A MEASURE FOR MALARIA CONTROL MUHEZA DISTRICT LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS LLINs- Long lasting insecticide nets ITNs- Insecticide treated nets NIMR- National Institute for Medical Research WHO- World Health Organization PMI- Presidential Malaria Initiative NMCP-National Malaria Control Programme LNs-...
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  • Nutritional Status of Under Five Children at Risk of Malaria in Makoko, Lagos State. by Patrick Arije
    NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF UNDER FIVE CHILDREN AT RISK OF MALARIA IN MAKOKO, LAGOS STATE. BY PATRICK ARIJE INTRODUCTION Background of Study Malaria is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in the developing world. Malaria kills more than 800,000 people annually, of which 91% of them reside in Africa and 85% of them are under five children (WHO,2008).The greatest impact occur in sub-saharan Africa (including Nigeria), particularly in children (Snow et al 1999). Under nutrition is the...
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  • A Knowledge-Based Data Mining System for Diagnosing Malaria Related Cases in Healthcare Management
    A Knowledge-Based Data Mining System for Diagnosing Malaria Related Cases in Healthcare Management Olugbenga Oluwagbemi 1, Uzoamaka Ofoezie2 , Nwinyi,Obinna 3 1Rochester Institute of Technology, 28 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester NY 14623, Rochester , New York, USA 2 (Bioinformatics Unit) Departments of Computer and Information Sciences School of Natural and Applied Sciences College of Science and Technology, Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria. 3Department of Biological...
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  • Transmission of Diseases - 1467 Words
    Menusha Arumugam (K1) NAME OF DISEASES Malaria PATHOGENS & VECTORS A parasite called Plasmodium, which is transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes There are four types of human malaria: - Plasmodium falciparum - Plasmodium vivax - Plasmodium malariae - Plasmodium ovale Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax are the most common. Plasmodium falciparum is the most deadly. METHOD OF TRANSMISSION - Through the bites of infected Anopheles mosquitoes - They breed in shallow...
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  • Disease Spread by Vectors - 572 Words
    How Disease is Spread by Vectors In medical science or biology, a vector refers to an agent (microbes, animals or person) that does not cause disease by itself but helps in transmitting the pathogens that cause disease from one host to another. In this sense, the host could be humans, animals or plants. These vectors have contributed to the epidemic of so many diseases. Different diseases are transmitted by different vectors but some ailments share common vectors. For instance female...
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  • Yellow Fever - 647 Words
    Case Study #3 STUDENT BIO 225(afternoon lab) 2-17-09 1.) Three diseases that could possibly be related to Todd's case are Malaria, Yellow Fever, and Typhoid Fever. All of these included the same symptoms, such as: fever, headache, chills, vomiting, bleeding of some type(gums or nose…. even though "nose bleeding" wasn't a symptom of Todd's… it still threw up a red flag to me), joint pain(could be related to back pain), liver symptoms(yellow skin/jaundice - Malaria doesn't have "liver...
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  • Research Paper Rough - 1084 Words
    Saad Ahmad Professor Strong English 101 16 November 2014 World Health Organization: Leading the Fight to Eradicate Communicable Diseases The World Health Organization is the United Nations agency that is concerned with international public health. It was established on April 7, 1948 and has its headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland. It is also a member of the United Nations Development Group. The WHO's Constitution states that its objective is "the attainment by all peoples of the highest...
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  • Armstrong Schellenberg Et Al. 2001. Effect of Large-Scale Social Marketing
    ARTICLES Effect of large-scale social marketing of insecticide-treated nets on child survival in rural Tanzania Joanna R M Armstrong Schellenberg, Salim Abdulla, Rose Nathan, Oscar Mukasa, Tanya J Marchant, Nassor Kikumbih, Adiel K Mushi, Haji Mponda, Happiness Minja, Hassan Mshinda, Marcel Tanner, Christian Lengeler Summary Background Insecticide-treated nets have proven efficacy as a malaria-control tool in Africa. However, the transition from efficacy to effectiveness cannot be taken...
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  • Problems Building the Panama Canal
    During the building of the Panama Canal many problems arose making it hard to construct, even on second try. Such problems involved were engineering, sanitation, and organization. Many lives were lost due to some of the hazards that were present at the time, but the canal was eventually finished in 1914. The concept of a canal near Panama dates back to the early sixteenth century. The reason for construction of the...
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  • Biological Discoveries - 2480 Words
    Stem Cell Research Adult stem cell research is providing opportunities to treat people with a various diseases and conditions. In 2010, a man’s ankle refused to heal so the doctor took bone marrow from the man’s pelvic bone with a needle, condensed it to about four teaspoons of rich red liquid, and injected that into his ankle. Four months later, the ankle was healed! Adult stem cells are found in all tissues of the growing human being and, according to latest reports, also have the...
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  • Plasmodium - 1497 Words
    Life Cycle of Plasmodium vivax (Malarial Parasite) Systematie Position Kingdom : Protista Phylum : Protozoa Class : Sporozoa Genus : Plasmodium Species : vivax Habit s and habitat:- Plasmodium is an intracellular sporozoan parasite causing malaria in man. The parasite lives in the RBC’s and liver cells of man and alimentary canal and salivary glands of female Anopheles mosquito. Structure:- Structure of plasmodium is different stages of...
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  • The Cause and Effect of Smoking - 3193 Words
    SUBKINGDOM: PROTOZOA Phylum | SARCOMASTIGOPHORIA | APICOMPLEXIA | CILIPHORIA | Class | Class: LOBOZEA (amoeba)Species: ENTAMOEBA HISTOLITICA: * Only pathogenic parasite of this class * in large intestine * morphology: 1.trophozoite ; 2. Quadrinucleate cyst - 15 micrometers (smaller than 10 is ‘non-pathogenic’), found in colon and feces, 4 nuclei * Life cycle: > parasite in caecum > mature cyst is swallowed > cyst hatches in intestine and quadrinucleated amoeba...
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  • Op-Ed on Dengue Fever
    Dengue Fever Makes Inroads into the U.S. The mosquito-borne infection is cropping up in Florida, but mysteriously not in similar regions in the nation By Dina Fine Maron Most Americans lose little sleep over dengue fever. The mosquito-borne infection is a leading killer in the tropics and subtropics, but it’s been a long-held belief that ubiquitous air-conditioning, few open windows and limited time outdoors protects us from dengue. And in fact, for the past century most U.S. cases...
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  • Investigatory Project Mosquito Repellent =)
    I. Introduction A. Background of the Study Mosquitoes are common pests in the tropics they have been known to cause many disease to most people. The real danger of mosquito lie their ability to transmit diseases like yellow fever, malaria, and dengue people have used various instruments control the mosquito problem in homes. The most commonly used chemical insecticides sprays. Most of these can destroy mosquitoes but they can also do serious damage to humans as well. So...
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  • How Plants have Influenced the World
     1. The Opium Poppy: Although the poppy is a simple flower, it has had both a good and a bad influence on the world: Anaesthetising: The extraction of Morphine, one of the opiate alkaloids found naturally in opium, was revolutionary in the medical world. Even though local anaesthesia is available to us by a completely different plant, the Coca, general anaesthesia became possible with the Opium poppy. It allowed patients to be knocked out completely for operations they were having,...
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  • Term Paper Dengue Modeling Massad
    Term Paper (Lecture by Prof Eduardo Massad, Mathematical Models of Dengue Fever) This lecture touches on the topic of modeling for dengue fever, yellow fever and chikungunya. Geographical applications abound both for areas in Brazil and in Singapore. Vaccination strategies could depend on such models to acquire a more effective result, as this model suggests a parameter Pc, the critical proportion of a population to be vaccinated to prevent an epidemical outbreak of these respective viral...
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  • Hcs 245 Culture and Disease Paper
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