Preventing Malaria

Malaria as one of the infectious disease, is still a public health problem in many countries, especially developing countries. Based on WHO data, malaria was ranked fifth out of 10 major disease causes disability and death in the poorest countries in the world. These diseases not only cause health problems in society, but it has caused death, in addition to lowering the productivity of labor and other economic impacts.

The increase of malaria cases among others due to the high mobility of people and the many environmental changes that would expand or strongly suspected to be a brood of mosquitoes transmitting malaria in the region and that there may be a source of transmitters.

Various attempts to suppress the morbidity of malaria, among others, by the discovery of patients with active (Active Case Detection) using a rapid diagnostic tool Rapid Diagnostic Test (RDT) and treat everyone with the positive use of combination therapy with Artemicyn,

The problem of malaria is becoming increasingly difficult to overcome and is expected to be an obstacle to the success of health development, because the incidence of pain can take place repeatedly. A malaria patient may experience repeated attacks as much as 35-40 times over a period of 3-4 years.

Repeated attacks of malaria, among others, relating to the elimination of the parasitic phase of erythrocytes is not perfect because of inadequate treatment with drugs skizontisida blood, the reactivation form hipnozoit, low immune response or a reinfection with a new plasmodium.

The high incidence of relapse in patients with malaria, among others, influenced by the still low level of education and prevention attitudes and the search for treatments that are less good at the time of the incidence of malaria

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