Malaria; Introduction, Signs and Symptoms, Prevention, , Treatment

Malaria

May 18, 2017 Know Public Health 0

Introduction Malaria is a mosquito borne disease caused by parasite. Female Anopheles mosquitoes are the vector that transmits malaria. Among many species P.vivax and P.falciparum […]

Cholera; Introduction, Signs Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Control

Cholera

May 18, 2017 Know Public Health 0

Introduction Cholera is acute, secretory diarrhea caused by Vibrio cholerae of the O1 and O139 serogroups. It is an important public health problem worldwide mostly […]

Leprosy

Leprosy

May 18, 2017 Know Public Health 0

  Introduction Leprosy also known as Hansen’s disease is an infectious disease caused by slow growing acid fast bacilli called Mycobacterium leprae. It is an […]

Infectious diseases

Infectious diseases

May 17, 2017 Know Public Health 0

Epidemiologists divide the disease load into three major types of disability or disease, as indicated in the figure below: Noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), communicable illnesses, maternal, […]