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Advances In Parasitology, Volume 72 :  Diversity and Potential for Control and Elimination, Part A - Juerg Utzinger

Advances In Parasitology, Volume 72

Diversity and Potential for Control and Elimination, Part A

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Published: 30th July 2010
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This thematic volume provides├┐authoritative, up-to-date reviews pertaining to the epidemiology, public health significance and shifts therein, control (current activities, successes, setbacks), persisting challenges (e.g. sanitation, universal coverage of health services, health-related behavior) of the key parasitic diseases in Southeast Asia. The book also discusses the new tools and approaches for enhanced discovery and control of helminthic diseases.




  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

  • Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

"One is struck by the quality and scholarship of the various chapters and the obviously efficient editing."--PARASITOLOGY "The policy of the editors of Advances in Parasitology to include reviews from any aspect of parasitology and the high standard of individual papers have resulted in this series of volumes becoming an indispensable source for students, teachers, and research workers."--ANNALS OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND PARASITOLOGY

Breaking the hegemony of this "wormy world" in Southeast Asia
Escalating the Global Fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases Through Interventions in Southeast Asia and China
Neglected diseases and ethinic minorities in the Western Pacific Region-Exploring the links
Control of schistosomiasis japonica: a tale of two countries
Schistosomiasis japonica: research and control
Impact and control of lymphatic filariasis in Southeast Asia
Towards improved diagnosis of zoonotic trematodes in Asia
Major Helminth Infections: The Drugs We Have and the Drugs We Need helminthiasis and ood-borne trematodiasis)
Control of the major helminthic zoonoses in Asia: vaccine development as Part of the solution
Implementing a Geospatial Health Data Infrastructure in Southeast Asia
Climate Changes and RNAS+ Target Diseases
Health Metrics for Helminthic Infections
Social science applied in helthminthic infection in Aoutheast Asia
Infrastructures in capability strengthening, training and teaching for the Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Zoonotic Helminthiasis: A Role Model for Collaboration
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ISBN: 9780123815132
ISBN-10: 0123815134
Series: Advances in Parasitology : Book 72
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Published: 30th July 2010
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.91