List of WHO publications: Parasitic diseases
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2013 Order Number    11000984 ISBN-13
 9789241209847
Price
CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
This report provides information about new diagnostic approaches, new therapeutic regimens and better understanding of the distribution of the disease with high-quality mapping. The roles of human and animal reservoirs and the tsetse fly vectors that transmit the parasites are emphasized. .../...
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2013 Order Number    18000225 ISBN-13
 9789240691728
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CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
This report provides information about new diagnostic approaches, new therapeutic regimens and better understanding of the distribution of the disease with high-quality mapping. The roles of human and animal reservoirs and the tsetse fly vectors that transmit the parasites are emphasized. .../...
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2012 Order Number    18000115 ISBN-13
 9789240689596
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CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
The next few years will be critical in the fight against malaria and the global health community needs to recognize that mosquito resistance to insecticides is now also a serious challenge to malaria control efforts. Insecticide resistance has been identified in 64 countries around the world, affecting all WHO Regions with ongoing malaria transmission. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15400019 ISBN-13
 9789290223948
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CHF 15.00  / US$ 18.00 Developing countries    CHF 10.50
English
Dengue Fever is the fastest emerging arboviral infection with major public health consequences for millions of people around the world, and in particular the South-East Asia region. These regional guidelines were extensively revised, updated and expanded with the focus on new and additional topics of current relevance to the populations of the region. .../...
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2011 Order Number    15200154 ISBN-13
 9789290615392
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CHF 13.00  / US$ 15.60 Developing countries    CHF 9.10
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Dengue continues to pose a threat to public health in our region. This threat has been recognized by countries throughout the region, which have taken action to protect their populations. National leaders also have acknowledged that they must act regionally in order to protect people within their own borders. .../...
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2011 Order Number    11502497 ISBN-13
 9789241548267
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CHF 30.00  / US$ 36.00 Developing countries    CHF 21.00
English
The school-based control of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections is of proven cost-effectiveness. This book describes an approach in which epidemiological data are used to select the control strategy to be applied to the school-age population and shows how periodic data collection from sentinel sites can be used to monitor the progress of control activities. .../...
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2010 Order Number    11000949 ISBN-13
 9789241209496
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CHF 25.00  / US$ 30.00 Developing countries    CHF 17.50
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This report makes recommendations on new therapeutic regimens for visceral and cutaneous leishmaniasis, on the use of rapid diagnostic tests, details on the management of Leishmania-HIV coinfection and consideration of social factors and climate change as risk factors for increased spread. .../...
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2009 Order Number    11503249 ISBN-13
 9789241547871
Price
CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
This new edition has been produced to make widely available to health practitioners, laboratory personnel, those involved in vector control and other public health officials, a concise source of information of worldwide relevance on dengue. .../...
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2008 Order Number    15700057 ISBN-13
 9789290222941
Price
CHF 10.00  / US$ 12.00 Developing countries    CHF 7.00
English
Vector-borne diseases are a major health problem in the South-East Asia Region and in other parts of the world. There are about 4 500 mosquito species in existence; species belonging to the Anopheles genus transmit malaria. Combating malaria is part of the Millennium Development Goals, and vector control is a key strategy both regionally and globally. .../...
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Author Hunt, P., Steward, R., Bueno de Mesquita, J, Oldring, L.
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2007 Order Number    11500704 ISBN-13
 9789241563420
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CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
English
This report is the result of collaboration between the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR), the High Commissioner for Human Rigths (HHR) team and the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the highest attainable standard of health. Neglected diseases are both a cause and consequence of human rights violations. .../...
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Author Cotruvo,J., Dufour,A., Rees,G., Bartram,J., Carr,R., Cliver,D.O., Craun,G.F.
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2004 Order Number    11500596 ISBN-13
 9789241562737
Price
CHF 180.00  / US$ 216.00 Developing countries    CHF 90.00
English
A significant number of emerging and re-emerging waterborne zoonotic pathogens have been recognized over recent decades. SARS, E. coli O157:H7, and Cryptosporidium provide examples of zoonoses with waterborne routes of transmission. .../...
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Author Crompton, D.W.T., Montresor, A., Nesheim, M.C., Savioli, L.
Year
2004 Order Number    11500571 ISBN-13
 9789241562393
Price
CHF 35.00  / US$ 42.00 Developing countries    CHF 24.50
English
*** This book was highly commended in the 2003 British Medical Association Book Competition*** During the past decade there have been major efforts to plan, implement, and sustain measures for reducing the burden of human disease that accompanies helminth infections. .../...
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1995 Order Number    11502343 ISBN-13
 9789241401043
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CHF 35.00  / US$ 42.00 Developing countries    CHF 24.50
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The second revised edition of model prescribing information for some 37 essential drugs used for the prevention and treatment of protozoal and helminthic infections. The sections on malaria, African trypanosomiasis, cestode infections, schistosomiasis, and onchocerciasis have been extensively revised in the light of new developments in the treatment of these diseases. .../...
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1994 Order Number    11500417 ISBN-13
 9789241544764
Price
CHF 35.00  / US$ 42.00 Developing countries    CHF 24.50
English
A set of nine A-4 colour plates with 118 photomicrographs illustrating the appearance and diagnostic features of all the common intestinal helminths and protozoan parasites known to infect humans. Produced in a robust plasticized format, the plates can be used as either a guide for laboratory and field workers in endemic countries or a teaching aid for students and trainees. .../...
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Author Hunter, J.M., Rey, L., Chu, K.Y., Adekolu-John, E.O., Mott. K.E.
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1993 Order Number    11500396 ISBN-13
 9789241561556
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CHF 35.00  / US$ 42.00 Developing countries    CHF 24.50
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Issues a call for action to correct the gross neglect of the health consequences of water impoundment and irrigation projects. Arguments and proposed lines of action respond to the documented magnitude of human misery and incapacity that follow when water development projects make no provision for disease control. .../...
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1987 Order Number    18204002 ISBN-13
 9789241542227
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CHF 20.00  / US$ 24.00 Developing countries    CHF 14.00
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