Rajasthan Worried About the Rising Malaria, Dengue Cases

by VR Sreeraman on  September 2, 2007 at 11:28 AM Indian Health News
RSS Email Print This Page Comment
Rajasthan Worried About the Rising Malaria, Dengue Cases
There has been an increase in the number of malaria and dengue cases across Rajasthan. Over 50 cases of malaria and eight cases of dengue have been reported from Jaipur alone last month.
Advertisement

Doctors here expressed concern over the increase and warned that if the situation was not tackled on an urgent basis, the situation may go out of control.

Advertisement
Concerned over the outbreak, the government has started to work on an action plan to fight the mosquito menace, which increases in the post-monsoon period.

"We have prepared an action plan to combat seasonal diseases in the state and are already working on these lines," a senior health department official told IANS.

"We have asked all chief medical and health officers, doctors and other staff to be on alert," the official said.

He said that the government was also planning to take the services of private doctors in remote and rural areas. As many as 3,000 private doctors may be involved in the rural areas.

Over 3,000 malaria kits have been sent to the community and health centres in the state.

Source: IANS
SRM/S
Advertisement

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted
I agree to the terms and conditions

More News on:

Dengue Fever Dengue / Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Malaria Mosquito Diseases Dengue and Homeopathy Chikungunya and Homeopathy Chikungunya Dengue Top 15 Doīs and Donīts for Preventing and Managing Dengue Fever 
Advertisement

News A - Z

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

News Search

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.

Advertisement

Advertisement
Advertisement

Stay Connected

  • Available on the Android Market
  • Available on the App Store

Facebook

News Category

News Archive