Maleria Resarch Center

Himachal to have malaria research station

SHIMLA – The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to open a malaria research station in Himachal Pradesh’s remote Lahaul valley to provide treatment to nature-specific diseases, a statement said Tuesday. The Indian Council of Medical Research, under the ministry of health, has decided to open a field station of the National Institute of Malaria Research in Keylong in Lahaul-Spiti district, a statement quoting local legislator Ravi Thakur said. It said union Health Minister J.P. Nadda would open the field station in June. It would cater to the specific ailments and diseases of the people living in the remote areas of the state. ~ ANI

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