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Title: WHO South-East Asia Journal of Public Health, Volume 3, Issue 1, January-March 2014, 1-122
Other Titles: Special issue: Vector-borne diseases in the South-East Asia Region
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2014
Edition: Volume 3, Issue 1, January-March 2014, 1-122
Publisher: World Health Organization
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Contents: Foreword ........................................................................................................................................ 1 Editorial Vector-borne diseases in South-East Asia: burdens and key challenges to be addressed Rajesh Bhatia, Leonard Ortega, A P Dash, Ahmed Jamsheed Mohamed............................................................... 2 Perspective Expediency of dengue illness classification: the Sri Lankan perspective Hasitha Tissera, Jayantha Weeraman, Ananda Amarasinghe, Ananda Wijewickrama, Paba Palihawadana, LakKumar Fernando............................................................................................................................. 5 Reviews Highly infectious tick-borne viral diseases: Kyasanur forest disease and Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in India Devendra T. Mourya, Pragya D Yadav, Deepak Y Patil..................................................................................... 8 Current status of dengue and chikungunya in India Dayaraj Cecilia..................................................................................................................................22 Original research Vector-borne diseases in central India, with reference to malaria, filaria, dengue and chikungunya Neeru Singh, Manmohan Shukla, Gyan Chand, Pradip V Barde, Mrigendra P Singh..................................................28 Co-circulation of dengue virus serotypes with chikungunya virus in Madhya Pradesh, central India Pradip V Barde, Mohan K Shukla, Praveen K Bharti, Bhupesh K Kori, Jayant K Jatav, Neeru Singh..............................36 Barriers to malaria control in rural south-west Timor-Leste: a qualitative analysis Penny E Neave, Maria L Soares...............................................................................................................41 Dengue fever in a rural area of West Bengal, India, 2012: an outbreak investigation Dilip K Biswas, Rama Bhunia, Mausumi Basu...............................................................................................46 Dengue vectors in urban and suburban Assam, India: entomological observations V Dev, K Khound, GG Tewari..................................................................................................................51 An evaluation of the surveillance system for dengue virus infections in Maldives Aishath Aroona Abdulla, Fathimath Rasheeda, Ibrahim Nishan Ahmed, Maimoona Aboobakur...................................60 Research briefs Atypical presentation of visceral leishmaniasis (kala-azar) from non-endemic area Yatendra Singh, Paramjeet Singh, Subhash Chandra Joshi, Mohammad Khalil.......................................................69 Profile of dengue infection in Jamnagar city and district, west India Krunal D Mehta, Prakash S Gelotar, Swati C Vachhani, Naresh Makwana, Mala Sinha..............................................72 Policy and practice Mass primaquine preventive treatment for control of Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: a country success story Shushil Dev Pant, Kim Yun Chol, Yonas Tegegn, Partha Pratim Mandal, Ri Kwang Chol............................................75 Monitoring the durability of long-lasting insecticidal nets in field conditions in Nepal J Hii, GD Thakur, BR Marasini, YR Pokhrel, MP Upadhyay, KR Rijal, NR Adhikar, SK Pant, L Ortega, N Singh, P Ghimire.....81 Malaria elimination in Sri Lanka: what it would take to reach the goal Risintha Premaratne, Leonard Ortega, Navaratnasingam Janakan, Kamini N Mendis..............................................85 Containing artemisinin resistance of Plasmodium falciparum in Myanmar: achievements, challenges and the way forward Thar Tun Kyaw, Thaung Hlaing, Krongthong Thimasarn, Khin Mon Mon, Gawrie N. L. Galappaththy, Valaikanya Plasai, Leonard Ortega.................................................................................................................................90 Economic burden of malaria in India: the need for effective spendings Indrani Gupta, Samik Chowdhury............................................................................................................95 Towards universal health coverage: an example of malaria intervention in Nepal Shiva Raj Adhikari............................................................................................................................ 103 Report from the field The National Academy of Vectors and Vector Borne Diseases in India: two decades of progress Neena Valecha and M.R. Ranjit............................................................................................................ 113 Public health classic On some peculiar pigmented cells found in two mosquitos fed on malarial blood Ronald Ross.................................................................................................................................... 117 Recent WHO Publications Aide-mémoires – Dengue, Kala-azar, Lymphatic filariasis, Malaria............................................ 121 Bibliography on Vector-borne Diseases from the South-East Asia Region, 2009–2013....................................................................................................................................................................... 121 Dengue Bulletin, Volume 37, 2013.................................................................................................................. 122
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/204143
ISSN: 2224-3151
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