Posted on Apr 19, 2022
The world is celebrating world malaria day on 25 April 2017 and End Malaria for good is the theme for this year.But the end elimination or eradication of malaria is not insight or in the near future due to its wide spread tentacles.
Aspects associated with Malaria Treatment:
Malaria can be fatal , if left untreated:
If left untreated malaria can be fatal. The aim is to eliminate malaria parasite from blood. Even those who have no features of disease need to be treated to reduce the risk of disease transmission in the population at large. While talking of cure we must emphasize the role malaria prophylaxis. It means taking medicines when travelling to malaria endemic areas .Malaria should be started one week before going to such areas and should be continues to 4 weeks after return .It should be taken with advice of doctor. When patients are properly treated, they can usually complete recover completely. But severe malaria can progress extremely rapidly and cause death in hours or day. So, though malaria can be dangerous and deadly ,it is a highly treatable disease.