An analysis of the prevalence of malaria in Turkey over the last 85 years


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Piyal B., Akdur R., Ocaktan E., YOZGATLIGİL C.

PATHOGENS AND GLOBAL HEALTH, vol.107, no.1, pp.30-34, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 107 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/2047773212y.0000000064
  • Title of Journal : PATHOGENS AND GLOBAL HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.30-34
  • Keywords: Malaria prevalence, Malaria control, Burden of malaria, Turkey

Abstract

Background: Affecting 106 countries, malaria is a major global burden. Though intensive antimalaria efforts in Turkey have been successful in bringing down the number of cases, historically malaria was a serious public health concern.