Shanker Matta

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Infectious diseases are still persisting as a major health problem in India in spite of having national programmes for the control of most of these diseases for almost half a century now. One of the major problems, which we are still facing, is that of malaria. Malaria kills more than one million people each year in the world, especially children1. In(More)
Surat city is known world over for its glorious trade and commerce activities. Because of the migratory population in this city, malaria continues to be a major public health problem. There are urban health centres equipped with laboratory services and mobile units, which are providing free laboratory services to the community for the diagnosis of malaria.(More)
The objective of the current study was to systematically evaluate the existing evidence in relation to the safety, quality, productivity or cost-benefit, and patient satisfaction of the procedures performed by the different groups of dental providers. Due to the diversity of the procedures performed and the outcomes measured, it was not possible to create(More)
BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Knowledge about malaria, attitude and health seeking behaviour of fever patients attending Medicine Out Patient Department at Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi were studied from June to August 2003. METHODS Cross-sectional survey comprising 200 fever cases was done with prestructured and pretested questionnaire. Data on(More)
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