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Sri Lanka conquers malaria
 

Sri Lanka conquers malaria

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Sri Lanka has become malaria-free. On September 5, the World Health Organisation officially recognised this huge public health achievement. The WHO certifies a country so when the chain of local tran
 
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8 Sep 2016 - General
 
A proud Sri Lanka here! :) It is a huge achievement for a developing country like Sri Lanka to 'join the ranks of 34 countries that have been certified malaria-free since the 1960s.' In the past few years I have personally come across several cases of malaria, but all of them were foreign travelers who contracted the disease from another country. We have an anti malaria campaign, and as soon as a malaria case is reported, the hospital only has to inform the antimalarial campaign. They co...
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