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December 2000, Volume 50, Issue 12


Rapid Diagnostic Modalities for Malaria

Raymond A. Smego  , Jr  , Asim Beg

Malaria is a global and resurging infectious disease problem causing approximately three million deaths worldwide each year, mainly iii developing countries. Early diagnosis and prompt drug treatment are essential in order to minimize morbidity and mortality. For decades, microsco

Local Diets for Mainutrition in Children

Sina Aziz

The mortality rate in children under 5 years is approximately 10%. Less than 10% of the children survive to their sixth year of life. Increased morbidity and mortality at an early age of life is due to low birth weight, birth asphyxia. respiratory distress syndrome and sepsis



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