Aug 2018 (Monthly Health)


Rainfall is largely responsible for creating the conditions which allow sufficient surface water for mosquito breeding sites and is, therefore, recognized as one of the major factors influencing malaria transmission. According toGrover-Kopek et al. 2006, When total monthly rainfall exceeds 80mm and above, this parametrs has a role for malaria outbreak in a given area. Hence, most of the areas in the country recieved rainfall amount which exceeds 80 mm in the month of August