Dr Kazi Mariam Naher

April 25, 2021
BLOG Health

Liberating Bangladesh from malaria: How far have we come in the last 50 years?

A saying goes in Africa: “If you think you are too small to make a difference, you have not spent a night with a mosquito”. The five millimetre species has overwhelmed humankind for over 500,000 years, making it one of the world's deadliest antiquated disease-carriers. Bangladesh, however, has made remarkable progress over the past 50 years in battling malaria, one of the most deadly diseases the mosquito carries.
April 25, 2019
BLOG Health

Closing the door on one of the world’s oldest diseases

Malaria has wreaked havoc for mankind for over 500,000 years. Thankfully, new strategies have led to a decline in disease incidence and mortality. The fight against humanity’s oldest disease rages on but Bangladesh is paving the way with remarkable strides taken so far.