A Study of Annual Parasite Incidence (API) in the Seven Districts of the Bastar Region of Chhattisgarh State

  • Arvind Nath Scientist ‘E’, National Institute of Malaria Research, Sector 8 Dwarka, New Delhi, India.
Keywords: Malaria, Bastar, API

Abstract

The seven districts of the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh state had a very high Annual Parasite Incidence (API) during 2017 and 2018. However, following the “Malaria-Mukt Bastar” campaigns being held in 2020 and 2021, it is expected that the API will come down drastically.

How to cite this article:
Nath A. A Study of Annual Parasite Incidence (API) in the Seven Districts of the Bastar Region of Chhattisgarh State. J Commun Dis. 2021;53(4):153-155.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24321/0019.5138.202186

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Published
2021-12-31