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Somalia: malaria parasite becoming resistant to the available medications

xukuumaddaFederal government’s health ministry has publicized that there is widespread outbreak of Malaria in some regions of the country.

The director of health ministry Abdiqani Sheikh Omar who is attending conference on prevention of Malaria in Qahira stated many people in Lower and middle Shabelle regions were hospitalized and many other patients suffering from reach the health centers day after day.

He underlined that malaria parasite has become increasingly resistant to the normal medications used to treat people adding there is no other available medicine in the country.

Over thirty countries attending Qahira conference are taking into considerations proper ways of controlling the spread of Malaria and ensure research findings that can be applied to malaria treatment and control