kala azar


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Noun1.kala azar - sores resulting from a tropical infection by protozoa of the genus Leishmania which are spread by sandflies
protozoal infection - any infection caused by a protozoan
Assam fever, dumdum fever, kala-azar, visceral leishmaniasis - leishmaniasis of the viscera
Aleppo boil, cutaneous leishmaniasis, Delhi boil, Old World leishmaniasis, oriental sore, tropical sore - leishmaniasis of the skin; characterized by ulcerative skin lesions
American leishmaniasis, leishmaniasis americana, mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, nasopharyngeal leishmaniasis, New World leishmaniasis - a form of leishmaniasis endemic in Mexico and Central American and South America; sores are limited to the skin and mucosa
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The Central Government is supporting States for provision of a host of free services including for maternal health, child health, adolescent health, family planning, universal immunisation programme, and for major diseases such as Tuberculosis, HIV/ AIDS, vector borne diseases such as Malaria, Dengue and Kala Azar, Leprosy etc.
Clinico-hematological characteristics in patients with kala azar, a study from north-west India.
As a result, patients were not only deprived of care, but ongoing treatment for conditions such as HIV, TB and Kala Azar was interrupted.
3 million new cases of Kala Azar (leishmaniasis) occur annually.
MSF repond aux urgences dont les deplacements massifs de populations, les afflux de refugies, les situations nutritionnelles alarmantes et les pics epidemiques de rougeole, de paludisme, de diarrhee aqueuse aigue et de kala azar, tout en apportant des soins de sante de base et specialises.
Moussa Bashir Musa ,ministre de la sante de l'Etat a presente un rapport sur la situation sanitaire devant le Conseil des ministres ,faisant allusion au declin significatif dans la maladie de Kala Azar de (54,8%) ,faisant remarquer aussi aux efforts deplyes contre le paludisme avec l'appui des organisations volontaires .
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): The number of deaths from East Africa's worst outbreak of a deadly parasite known as kala azar could be reduced only if there is funding for wider access to treatment, experts have said.
Abdelhafit is weighed and tested for kala azar, a little-known disease that would explain his bleeding gums, anaemia and low weight, as well as the swollen stomach disguising an enlarged spleen.
productive health, Kala Azar treatment, consultative and surgical services,
The World Health Organization (WHO) says the outbreak of kala azar, which began in September 2009 and has intensified in recent months, is the biggest health problem facing Southern Sudan
The World Health Organization says the outbreak of kala azar, which began in September 2009 and has intensified in recent months, is the biggest health problem facing Southern Sudan.