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July-September 2019| Vol 56| Issue 3

Review Article

Malaria in Sri Lanka: Investigating causes of the recent elimination and making plans to prevent reintroduction

Sri Lanka is a country that has long suffered from epidemics of malaria. In this historical context, it is remarkable that in 2016 the Indian Ocean island nation was able to officially celebrate the e...


Research Article

A novel quinoline-appended chalcone derivative as potential Plasmodium falciparum gametocytocide

Background & objectives: Malaria has remained a global health problem despite the effective control and treatment measures. In the backdrop of drug resistance, developing novel hybrid molec...


Research Article

Use of cyclopoid copepods for control of Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquito larvae to prevent re-emergence of malaria in Sri Lanka

Background & objectives: Although malaria is eliminated from Sri Lanka, there is a possible risk of spread from infected persons coming from malaria endemic countries. The presence of major...


Research Article

Effects of insecticide resistance on the reproductive potential of two sub-strains of the malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii

Background & objectives: The emergence and spread of insecticide resistance in African malaria vectors raise concerns over the control of malaria disease. Therefore, the implementation of b...


Research Article

Assessment of NS1 protein as an early diagnostic marker for Kyasanur forest disease virus

Background & objectives: Due to the emergence of Kyasanur forest disease (KFD) virus to new regions in India, there is an urgent need to develop an early diagnostic system, which is cost-ef...


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The Journal of Vector Borne Diseases is a peer reviewed, open access biomedical journal published by National Institute of Malaria Research, New Delhi on behalf of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
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