World Malaria Day

  • Malaria is turning drug resistant, incurable: Report April 25, 2012

    Mumbai: By the time you're done watching this report, somewhere in the world - a child would have succumbed to malaria. A public health disaster in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of South East Asia, Malaria poses a threat to a 100 crore Indians, according to the latest World Malaria Report....
  • India records one-tenth of world's malaria cases April 25, 2011

    New Delhi: India recorded 25 million cases of Malaria and 30,000 deaths in the year 2009 - according to the World Health Organisation. That's one tenth the number of cases worldwide. And now a bigger threat emerging is that of drug resistance. About ten years ago, the most commonly...
  • Malaria epidemic likely due to climate change April 25, 2008

    Jammu: Malaria kills over a million people around the world each year. Children in Africa are the worst sufferers. With one death reported every 30 seconds, they account for nearly 75 per cent of all global deaths from the disease. Back home in India, the situation is no less grim....