A Study of Malaria in the Union Territory (U.T.) of Jammu and Kashmir (J & K)
Asian Journal of Advances in Medical Science, Volume 5, Issue 1,
Aim: To find out the status of Malaria in the U.T. of J & K.
Methods: The study design included an analysis of the annual reports of the National Centre for Vector-Borne Diseases Control (NCVBDC) pertaining to the years 2017 and 2018.
Results: Rajouri District in the now newly reconstituted U. T. of J & K had the highest Annual Parasite Incidence (API) of Malaria in the U.T. of 0.12 during 2017 which decreased to 0.06 in 2018.
Conclusions: If interventions like the treatment of asymptomatic carriers take place, it is expected that the API in the entire U.T. will come down sooner there.
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