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MALARIA ERADICATION-What Went Wrong

and providing an overall political framework which can reconcile all diversities. A certain degree -of autonomy and sub-national identities are the surest way to evolve a common sense of national patriotism based on emo- MALARIA is an age-old disease which has taken a heavy toll of liie all over the world. While it has been eradicated from the industrialised countries, it still poses a problem in the third world countries. In India, the malaria control programme, formulated in 1933 was one of the biggest endeavours in public health. However, though the programme gave good results in the initial years, malaria seems to have returned to the country with great virulence. It is therefore pertinent to enquire into the history of the programme, and understand the factors responsible for its apparent failure.
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