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Kala-Azar: Striving for Elimination
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Highlights:
1. Newer, safer and effective treatment regimen and inexpensive, user- friendly rapid diagnostic tests boosts prospects for Kala-azar elimination.
2. Success of single dose Liposomal Amphotericin B, Ambigome, brings early relief and ends compliance- failure faced by the earlier long- term treatment.
3. Collaborative efforts under the 2014 Agreement between 5 affected countries of WHO South-East Asia Region (SEAR) accelerates elimination timeline.
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WHO ,   (2014 )
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Bulletin or Poster in English
Keywords:
KALA AZAR, LEISHMANIASIS, DIAGNOSTIC SPECIMENS, TROPICAL DISEASES, ENDEMIC DISEASES, ANAEMIA, DISEASES, POVERTY, POVERTY MITIGATION, DEATHS, LEADERSHIP, STAKEHOLDERS, FAMILY WELFARE, HEALTH, RURAL AREAS, CARE WORKERS, CAPACITY BUILDING, CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT, TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, RESEARCH, TREATMENT, PREGNANT WOMEN, FEVER
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 WHO : World Health Organization
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10.03.02  -  Diseases And Carriers Of Diseases
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