Filariasis


'Filariasis' - 2 News Result(s)

  • Not Stigma But Awareness A Hurdle To Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis By 2020

    Not Stigma But Awareness A Hurdle To Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis By 2020

    Lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, is a parasitic disease caused by infection with roundworms of the family Filarioidea. As per WHO data, India contributes to 40% of the infection burden worldwide and LF is prevalent in 17 states across the country. India had set the ambitious target of eliminating filariasis by the year 2020, but e...

  • Anti-filariasis drive begins in Kerala

    The Mass Drug Distribution for lymphatic filariasis, a public health programme being conducted across the state, was inaugurated by Health Minister V S Sivakumar at a function in the state capital today. The programme is endorsed by the World Health Organisation for eliminating filariasis. The administration of two doses of preventive medicines hel...

'Filariasis' - 2 News Result(s)

  • Not Stigma But Awareness A Hurdle To Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis By 2020

    Not Stigma But Awareness A Hurdle To Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis By 2020

    Lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, is a parasitic disease caused by infection with roundworms of the family Filarioidea. As per WHO data, India contributes to 40% of the infection burden worldwide and LF is prevalent in 17 states across the country. India had set the ambitious target of eliminating filariasis by the year 2020, but e...

  • Anti-filariasis drive begins in Kerala

    The Mass Drug Distribution for lymphatic filariasis, a public health programme being conducted across the state, was inaugurated by Health Minister V S Sivakumar at a function in the state capital today. The programme is endorsed by the World Health Organisation for eliminating filariasis. The administration of two doses of preventive medicines hel...

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