Episode
January 18, 2016

Is India underestimating its malaria epidemic?

Investigation shows information gaps, doctored data hinder India's malaria eradication.
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On Monday, January 18 at 19:30GMT:

An Al Jazeera America investigation on India's anti-malaria programme raises questions of whether doctored health data may be hurting the country's fight against the mosquito-borne disease. The findings follow a 2010 study that alleged malaria deaths in India may be as much as 13 times higher than a WHO estimate. What's being done to address the data gap, and how is it impacting Indians? Join the conversation at 1930GMT.

Joining this conversation are:

Ankita Rao @anrao
Multimedia Reporter
ankitarao.com

Dr. Yogesh Jain @jssbilaspur
Founding Member & Secretary, Jan Swasthya Sahyog
jssbilaspur.org

Dr. Johnny Oommen
Community Health Physician

Sonia Shah @soniashah
Science Journalist & Historian
soniashah.com

What can be done to improve malaria eradication efforts in India? Share your thoughts in the comments below.

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