MALARIA

  • The Citizen Journalist Show July 20, 2014

    This week's Citizen Journalist Show puts spotlight on issues affecting citizens from across the country. This episode features story of a rape victims fight for compensation to a story highlighting the plight of malaria survivors in Tripura. We also have a story of a young female mountaineers journey to Europe's...
  • Monsoon: Officials worried about the rise in cholera, malaria cases August 7, 2013

    With the heavy spell of rain, Gujarat is in the grip of monsoon illnesses. Ahmadabad has recorded 424 cases of Malaria falciparum the more lethal form of malaria. The Ahmadabad Municipal Corporation has also recorded 6,772 cases of malaria and 313 cases of dengue. ...
  • New drug capable of tackling malaria: Ghulam Nabi Azad April 26, 2012

    Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the new Malaria drug is efficacius and safe as its a synthetic moelcue there will be no problem in production too. ...
  • Malaria on the rise, BMC ignores statistics July 8, 2011

    Mumbai has seen a fourfold increase in rainrelated diseases, while Municipal records show total apathy in health issues. ...
  • Dirt, stagnated water may spur mosquito menace April 5, 2011

    Mosquito breeding if not kept under check, will lead to a spurt in cases of dengue, chikungunya and malaria. ...
  • Malaria deaths grossly underreported in India October 22, 2010

    A global survey says the figure is 13 time higher than the official estimate. ...
  • IBN special: the power of citizen journalism October 21, 2010

    CJ Indur Chuggani used a forgotten law to book developers of a filthy construction site for negligently spreading disease in his locality. ...
  • CJ: 62yrold Mumbai man fights for his right October 21, 2010

    62yearold Indur Chhugani turned Citizen Journalist to fight for his rights. ...
  • Malaria kills 47 in Mumbai in August September 2, 2010

    Despite nearly 50 people falling victim to the disease, the government is still refraining from calling it epidemic. ...
  • Malaria outbreak hits dahi handi celebrations August 21, 2010

    With more and more govindas going down with malaria every day, dahi handi celebrations in Mumbai face a crisis with most mandals struggling to get participants for human pyramids. ...
  • Malaria hits policemen in Mumbai, 2000 ill August 19, 2010

    Mumbai's two police hospitals and 12 clinics meant for the police force are struggling to cope with the huge number of patients. ...
  • Ground report: Mumbai and malaria menace August 3, 2010

    Malaria outbreaks in Mumbai, but the state government is shying away from calling it an epidemic. 17138 people have been found positive with malaria in Mumbai. ...
  • Malaria causing heart ailment strikes Mumbai August 2, 2010

    Mumbai: A dangerous trend is on a rise in the city. Eight persons have suffered from heart attacks because of malaria. A new, more virulent strain of malaria is causing heart attacks and several other medical conditions, which are not related to the infection, reports said. ...
  • Malaria may cause heart attacks, kidney failures July 30, 2010

    There are about 14000 positive cases of Malaria in Mumbai and now doctors are worried about this latest complication. ...
  • Mumbai reported maximum cases of malaria July 11, 2010

    Mumbai is coping with a malaria outbreak along with a spate of other monsoonrelated diseases this season. ...
  • Doc talk: climate change vs health hazards April 7, 2010

    Climate change has taken devastating global dimensions, hurricanes Katrina, Rita and Wilma are just a few to name. The immediate concern is its implications on human health. WHO study says 270 million worldwide are affected by malaria, and nearly 3 million eventually die. ...
  • Tips on how to manage monsoon woes August 5, 2008

    Come monsoons and what begins is a race of various diseases. Mumbai has already started feeling the pinch. There have been about. Six thousand reported cases of malaria. Here are some simple tips to combat a host of monsoon related illnesses. ...
  • Doc talk: What's causing malaria to be drug resistant July 7, 2008

    Drug resistant strains of malaria have worried the scientists across the world. In this week's Doc Talk, Dr Amit Varma, will tell us why this strain is a major health concern, especially in India. ...