Nine persons died of malaria in 2016, while in 2015 and 2014 the number of malaria deaths was 21 and 31 respectively, the release said.
Malaria occurred mostly in disadvantaged areas where people know very little about how to prevent the disease, said the MoH's Department of Preventive Medicine.
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However, recent evidence suggests that the trend toward fewer malaria cases and deaths has stalled, or may have reversed course in some countries.
"In order to reduce the transmission of malaria, Limpopo Health has 42 malaria teams operational, to conduct the spraying of houses".
Most of those cases were reported in Africa.
"Africa accounts for over 90 per cent of global malaria cases and deaths". "We used a novel, highly sensitive quantitative polymerase chain reaction designed for detecting all six malaria species infecting humans, says Claudia Daubenberger, a co-author of the study and a researcher at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute". Also, the World Malaria Day this year coincides with activities that will mark WHO's 70 anniversary. This was down from the 6 079 cases reported over the same period in 2017. There are different subtypes of malaria parasites and the variety that causes the most lethal complications are commonly found in African countries which are south of the Sahara Desert, Asian subcontinent, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea and Haiti.
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"Qatar is free from locally acquired malaria". It could be especially to those who work on irrigation projects, farming, sewage, garbage disposal and other activities which can increase the incidence of malaria.
Based on this risk assessment, you can then plan which malaria prevention interventions to use, such as using insect repellents or insecticide-treated bed nets to prevent mosquito bites, or taking antimalarial drugs.
The federal and provincial governments are spending many resources for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of malaria.
This year's World Malaria Day focuses global attention on malaria and its devastating impact on families, communities and development, with the theme, "Ready to beat Malaria".
The African Media and Malaria Research Network (AMMREN), has urged Nigeria Ghana and Kenya to double their malaria control efforts, to enable themjoining or gets closing to ranks of countries at the elimination stages by 2020.
Without urgent action, the major gains in the fight against malaria are under threat.