Malaria is still a life threatening disease review
Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Naila Gul,Hira Zareen, Muhammad Hisham, Ikram Ullah, Mujaddad Ur Rehman, Sana Bibi, Asima Bakht, Javid Khan and Kausar Saeed
Malaria is one of the most severe life threatening disease worldwide. It is a leading cause of death and disease in many developing countries, where young children and pregnant women are the groups most affected. In fact, new antibiotic and possible vaccine are needed but the importance of effective anephelos mosquitoes control and education of the community is compulsory. Malaria kills 3000 children everyday world wide. In Pakistan, half a million malaria cases occur annuall are more affected in Khyber pakhtunkhwa provinces. Malaria is cause of estimated 50000 deaths each year worldwide mostly in infants, children and pregnant women, he added. In countries where Malaria is common, women are 4 times more likely to suffer malaria attacks during pregnancy resulting in low weight babies and stillbirths. Moreover, nearly 60% of miscarriages in hyper endemic areas are also due to malaria. Morocco a Muslim country remarkably reduced malaria cases to 00% Vector control measures; strong political will and Community participation are main way to reduce malaria transmission at the community level. It is the only intervention that can reduce malaria transmission from very high levels to close to zero. Malaria in Pakistan was mainly caused because of a lack of awareness and improper sewerage system. For this, a proper method of prevention and treatment should be designed which not only provide benefit to the patient and facilitate the physician but also provide an important socioeconomic benefit to everyone.
Shehzad Zareen, Hameed Ur Rehman, Naila Gul,Hira Zareen, Muhammad Hisham, Ikram Ullah, Mujaddad Ur Rehman, Sana Bibi, Asima Bakht, Javid Khan, Kausar Saeed. Malaria is still a life threatening disease review. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(5):105-112.