Role of GIS in management of Vector Borne Diseases

Given the role of multiple factors and their dynamic interactions in prevalence of VBD’s, each state faces unique challenges at the ground level to deal with prevention and control. By Agendra Kumar How often do we realize that infections transmitted by pesky little insects (Referred to as Vectors in Epidemiology), have been killing more than … Read more

Malaria, diarrhoea cases surge in Pune, Nagpur; here is why

Nagpur comparatively has more malaria cases than Pune. An emergence of diarrhoea and malaria cases has been witnessed in Pune and Nagpur cities. In Pune, a team of experts has carried out a study that has linked the spike in these vector-borne diseases with local weather, a report by The IE pointed out. The study … Read more