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Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 12:34pm On Sep 07, 2020
Have you ever wondered why many countries have become malaria-free and others haven’t? Is there a secret or some strategy they used and kept this knowledge to themselves? Have they tried to help countries still suffering and losing children to this parasite? or the fault comes from the suffering countries themselves?

Let’s address this right away

What is malaria?
Malaria is a life-threatening disease. This means that every time you have malaria, there’s a chance you’re going to die from it. It’s typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Infected mosquitoes carry the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite is released into your bloodstream.

Once the parasites are inside your body, they travel to the liver, where they mature. After several days, the mature parasites enter the bloodstream and begin to infect red blood cells.

Within 2 to 3 days, the parasites inside the red blood cells multiply, causing the infected cells to burst open. The parasites continue to infect red blood cells, resulting in symptoms that occur in cycles that last two to three days at a time.

Malaria is typically found in tropical and subtropical climates where the parasites can live. The World Health Organization (WHO)Trusted Source states that, in 2016, there were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 91 countries.

How many people does malaria kill?
In 2018, there were an estimated 228 million cases of malaria worldwide.

The estimated number of malaria deaths stood at 405 000 in 2018.

Children aged under 5 years are the most vulnerable group affected by malaria; in 2018, they accounted for 67% (272 000) of all malaria deaths worldwide.

The African Region carries a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden. In 2018, the region was home to 93% of malaria cases and 94% of malaria deaths. Trusted source

It was worse in 2003 when malaria killed an African child every 30 seconds. Source

It’s a deadly disease and should never be taken likely.


Which countries have become malaria-free?
A lot of countries, some did it as far back as 1970. Europe as a continent has been malaria-free since 1975! Get a more detailed report here

Only four territories in Africa have been certified malaria-free. Algeria is one of them, while Nigeria remains the country with the most cases of malaria in the world, accounting for 25% of global cases! Also, Nigeria has the most deaths from malaria accounting for 19% of global deaths from malaria! Trusted source(2018)

How did they do it?
How did these countries become malaria-free? Secret drugs? Hidden special centers for malaria? They had the cure, all along? No, not at all, far from all these!

We’ll use Europe as a case study to find out how African countries can get rid of malaria

Europe and Malaria
Europe has been malaria-free since 1975 and here’s how they did it

Continue reading by clicking the link below
https://healthward.xyz/why-many-countries-have-become-malaria-free-and-others-havent/
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 12:35pm On Sep 07, 2020
Youngpharmz:
Have you ever wondered why many countries have become malaria-free and others haven’t? Is there a secret or some strategy they used and kept this knowledge to themselves? Have they tried to help countries still suffering and losing children to this parasite? or the fault comes from the suffering countries themselves?

Let’s address this right away

What is malaria?
Malaria is a life-threatening disease. This means that every time you have malaria, there’s a chance you’re going to die from it. It’s typically transmitted through the bite of an infected Anopheles mosquito. Infected mosquitoes carry the Plasmodium parasite. When this mosquito bites you, the parasite is released into your bloodstream.

Once the parasites are inside your body, they travel to the liver, where they mature. After several days, the mature parasites enter the bloodstream and begin to infect red blood cells.

Within 2 to 3 days, the parasites inside the red blood cells multiply, causing the infected cells to burst open. The parasites continue to infect red blood cells, resulting in symptoms that occur in cycles that last two to three days at a time.

Malaria is typically found in tropical and subtropical climates where the parasites can live. The World Health Organization (WHO)Trusted Source states that, in 2016, there were an estimated 216 million cases of malaria in 91 countries.

How many people does malaria kill?
In 2018, there were an estimated 228 million cases of malaria worldwide.

The estimated number of malaria deaths stood at 405 000 in 2018.

Children aged under 5 years are the most vulnerable group affected by malaria; in 2018, they accounted for 67% (272 000) of all malaria deaths worldwide.

The African Region carries a disproportionately high share of the global malaria burden. In 2018, the region was home to 93% of malaria cases and 94% of malaria deaths. Trusted source

It was worse in 2003 when malaria killed an African child every 30 seconds. Source

It’s a deadly disease and should never be taken likely.


Which countries have become malaria-free?
A lot of countries, some did it as far back as 1970. Europe as a continent has been malaria-free since 1975! Get a more detailed report here

Only four territories in Africa have been certified malaria-free. Algeria is one of them, while Nigeria remains the country with the most cases of malaria in the world, accounting for 25% of global cases! Also, Nigeria has the most deaths from malaria accounting for 19% of global deaths from malaria! Trusted source(2018)

How did they do it?
How did these countries become malaria-free? Secret drugs? Hidden special centers for malaria? They had the cure, all along? No, not at all, far from all these!

We’ll use Europe as a case study to find out how African countries can get rid of malaria

Europe and Malaria
Europe has been malaria-free since 1975 and here’s how they did it

https://healthward.xyz/why-many-countries-have-become-malaria-free-and-others-havent/
Hmm
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by oz4real83(m): 12:37pm On Sep 07, 2020
If malaria has the same mode of transmission like ebola and covid-19, it would have become a foregone issue long ago. It tends to affect the poor most because it is the poor that have the likelihood of living in untidy and mosquito-infested environments. Diseases that affect everybody and the even the rich get more attention and cure quickly.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 12:41pm On Sep 07, 2020
oz4real83:
If malaria has the same mode of transmission like ebola and covid-19, it would have become a foregone issue long ago. It tends to affect the poor most because it is the poor that have the likelihood of living in untidy and mosquito-infested environments.
Malaria does not just tend to affect the poor. It affects everyone, even the rich.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Ugaboy: 12:52pm On Sep 07, 2020
Youngpharmz:

Malaria does not just tend to affect the poor. It affects everyone, even the rich.
if you are a nigeria, and u have been diagnose for malaria, you are a victim forever.
weather poor or rich.
...malaria has no cure, we only prevent it or recover from it.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Vyzz: 12:58pm On Sep 07, 2020
cool
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by oz4real83(m): 12:58pm On Sep 07, 2020
Youngpharmz:

Malaria does not just tend to affect the poor. It affects everyone, even the rich.
most of u always ignore some parts of people's comments and grab only the parts that suit u. I never said only the poor got infected by malaria. I said the poor had more tendency because of the environments some of them live in.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by descarado: 1:10pm On Sep 07, 2020
Ugaboy:
if you are a nigeria, and u have been diagnose for malaria, you are a victim forever.
weather poor or rich.
...malaria has no cure, we only prevent it or recover from it.
Your comment reminded me of one of my drs who insisted my child has malaria before lab test when I was in Nigeria cheesy

Never knew I can be malaria free too and this was something I thought my body can never conquer. Like for yrs.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 1:18pm On Sep 07, 2020
oz4real83:
most of u always ignore some parts of people's comments and grab only the parts that suit u. I never said only the poor got infected by malaria. I said the poor had more tendency because of the environments some of them live in.
I get you bro
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Ugaboy: 1:18pm On Sep 07, 2020
descarado:

Your comment reminded me of one of my drs who insisted my child has malaria before lab test when I was in Nigeria cheesy

Never knew I can be malaria free too and this was something I thought my body can never conquer. Like for yrs.

"if you are in nigeria" our environment is harsh and dirty, poor drainage system, mismanagement of refuges etc...there's greater chances of being tested for malaria again even though u have conquered.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 1:19pm On Sep 07, 2020
descarado:

Your comment reminded me of one of my drs who insisted my child has malaria before lab test when I was in Nigeria cheesy

Never knew I can be malaria free too and this was something I thought my body can never conquer. Like for yrs.

Yes, anybody can be malaria free. If you're treated and not exposed to the parasite any longer.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by descarado: 1:30pm On Sep 07, 2020
Ugaboy:
"if you are in nigeria" our environment is harsh and dirty, poor drainage system, mismanagement of refuges etc...there's greater chances of being tested for malaria again even though u have conquered.
Bad lab equipments makes most of those results come back positive. The same way people always have typhoid fever.

Change of weather can give one malaria-like symptoms.
It normally happens to me. Onset of catarrh or cough can give you the same symptoms. So many things we term malaria cos we don't visit good hospitals with up to date lab equipments.

I'm not saying there is no malaria in Nigeria but most of the time, it's wrong diagnosis and treatment and once the person dies, it's recorded malaria.
Also the politics by drug companies, hospitals etc. U may not understand.


Are u really from uga?
Very close to ekwulobia.
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Ugaboy: 2:35pm On Sep 07, 2020
descarado:

Bad lab equipments makes most of those results come back positive. The same way people always have typhoid fever.

Change of weather can give one malaria-like symptoms.
It normally happens to me. Onset of catarrh or cough can give you the same symptoms. So many things we term malaria cos we don't visit good hospitals with up to date lab equipments.

I'm not saying there is no malaria in Nigeria but most of the time, it's wrong diagnosis and treatment and once the person dies, it's recorded malaria.
Also the politics by drug companies, hospitals etc. U may not understand.


Are u really from uga?
Very close to ekwulobia.
yeah, im from uga
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by dora170(f): 6:46pm On Sep 07, 2020
True
Re: Why Many Countries Have Become Malaria-free And Nigeria Haven’t by Youngpharmz(m): 8:52pm On Sep 07, 2020
dora170:
True
Yeah

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