National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme: Current Updates

Authors

  • Raja Danasekaran
  • Kalaivani Annadurai
  • Geetha Mani

Keywords:

Vector borne diseases, malaria, drug policy, Japanese encephalitis, healthcare

Abstract

Vector-borne diseases are a group of communicable diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other vectors. National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme is the programme for prevention & control of these diseases. Many new initiatives have been undertaken in the programme which includes National Programme for Prevention & Control of JE/AES, Strategic Plan for Malaria control in India (2012-2017), National Drug Policy on Malaria-2013, Environmental Codes of Practice, etc. in order to make India free from vector borne diseases with equitable access to quality health care.

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Published

2020-10-24

How to Cite

Danasekaran, R. ., Annadurai, K. ., & Mani, G. . (2020). National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme: Current Updates. Journal of Comprehensive Health, 3(1), 9-16. Retrieved from https://journalofcomprehensivehealth.co.in/jch/article/view/118

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