No respite from Malaria as 2015 MDG target is set to be missed!

In 2010, malaria caused 46,800 deaths in India, according to the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) study.

World Malaria Day: Controlling the killer disease

Malaria is an infectious mosquito-borne disease. The disease remains inextricably linked with poverty as the highest malaria mortality rates are being seen in countries that have the highest rates of extreme poverty.

655,000 malaria deaths in 2010: WHO

Malaria caused the death of an estimated 655,000 people last year, with 86 per cent of victims children aged under five.