Control of Human Parasitic Diseases

Other | June 1, 2006

byMolyneux, David, David Molyneux

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Control of parasitic infections of humans has progressed rapidly over the last three decades. Such advances have resulted from focal disease control efforts based on historically effective interventions to new approaches to control following intensive research and pilot programs. This volume focuses on the present state of control of the significant human parasitic infectious diseases.

* Includes the impact of recent research findings on control strategy
* Discusses the health policy implications of these findings and the importance of evaluation and monitoring
* Highlights the lessons learned and the interactions between control programs and health systems
* Foreword by Jeffrey D. Sachs

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Control of parasitic infections of humans has progressed rapidly over the last three decades. Such advances have resulted from focal disease control efforts based on historically effective interventions to new approaches to control following intensive research and pilot programs. This volume focuses on the present state of control of t...

Format:OtherDimensions:690 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:June 1, 2006Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080458092

ISBN - 13:9780080458090

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Jeffrey D. Sachs
Control of Human Parasitic Disease: Context and Overview
Malaria Chemotherapy
Insecticide-Treated Nets
Control of Chagas Disease
Human African Trypanosomiasis: Epidemiology and Control
Chemotherapy in the Treatment and Control of Leishmaniasis
Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease) Eradication
Interventation and the Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis in the Community
Control of Onchocerciasis
Lymphatic Filariasis: Treatment, Control and Elimination
Control of Cystic Echinococcosis/Hydatidosis: 1863-2002
Control of Taenia solium Cysticercosis/Taeniosis
Implementation of Human Schistosomiasis Control: Challenges and Prospects