Monday, 27 August 2012

MALARIA: Updates by William Brieger

[malaria] drug resistant malaria in Cambodia vs Philippines to be malaria free
From:William Brieger
To:Malaria Update
Date:Sat, Aug 25, 2012 7:32 am
Drug-Resistant Malaria Vexes Health Workers in Cambodia
Voice of America Fri, 24 Aug 2012 13:10 PM PDT
PHNOM PENH â A little-known battle being fought in Cambodia could have global ramifications. The fight is against drug-resistant malaria. The problem is more severe in Cambodia than anywhere else in the world, says Steven Bjorge, the World Health Organization's malaria team leader in Cambodia. About 17 percent of all cases in the Cambodian-Thai border area of Pailin were drug-resistant in 2011 ...

Philippines to be malaria-free by 2020: DOH
Sun Star Fri, 24 Aug 2012 09:40 AM PDT
THE Philippines could be malaria-free by 2020 as the number of cases declined by 80 percent in the recent years, the Department of Health (DOH) said on Friday. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said the government has recorded 9,642 malaria cases in 2011 as compared to 43,441 in 2003.

PH malaria-free by 2020? Fri, 24 Aug 2012 04:49 AM PDT
MANILA, Philippines - The health department says malaria cases in the Philippines had gone down by 80 % from 2003 to 2011, raising the hopes that the country will be free of the disease by year 2020. âThis decrease is the lowest malaria level on record for the country ...

PH malaria-free by 2020 possible: DOH Fri, 24 Aug 2012 03:28 AM PDT
The Philippines may reach its target of being Malaria-free by 2020, as records show a decline in the number of cases of the parasitic disease. Health Secretary Enrique Ona said the Philippines recorded 9,642malaria cases in 2011, significantly lower than the cases recorded in 2003 with 43,441.

PH malaria-free in less than a decade, says DOH
Yahoo! Philippines News Fri, 24 Aug 2012 02:08 AM PDT
In 2020, PH could be malaria-free.

Philippines on way to being malaria-free by 2020, says DOH
InterAksyon Fri, 24 Aug 2012 01:32 AM PDT
malaria-free Philippines is possible by 2020, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique Ona said on Friday.

Malaria-free Philippines possible by 2020, health secretary says
InterAksyon Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:47 AM PDT
malaria-free Philippines is possible by 2020, Department of Health (DOH) Secretary Enrique Ona said on Friday.

Philippines to be malaria-free by 2020: health official
Sin Chew Jit Poh Fri, 24 Aug 2012 00:27 AM PDT
MANILA, Aug. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Philippines could become malaria-free by 2020 as cases of the disease dropped significantly in recent years, a senior government official said Friday.

DOH: Malaria cases reach record low
Office of the President - Philippines Thu, 23 Aug 2012 20:09 PM PDT
An August 24, 2012, press release from the Department of Health: Secretary of Health Enrique Ona today revealed the possibility of the Philippines being malaria-free by 2020 as he cited the data that showed an 80 percent decrease in malaria cases in 2011 as compared to 2003

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