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Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases : pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Author: Benjamin Roche; Hélène Broutin; Frédéric Simard
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and challenging review of the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, focusing on low-income countries for effective public health applications and outcomes.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(OCoLC)1015839481
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Roche; Hélène Broutin; Frédéric Simard
ISBN: 9780191831508 0191831506 9780192507105 0192507109
OCLC Number: 1020605795
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases: Pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases: Pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Infectious diseases in low-income countries: where are we now?; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 The interactions between economic resources and infectious diseases; 1.3 How to measure burden and demonstrate improvement (or not) in public health; 1.3.1 Transmission; 1.3.2 Mortality 1.3.3 A synthetic measure: the Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs)1.4 The Big Three; 1.4.1 Malaria; 1.4.2 Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV); 1.4.3 Tuberculosis (TB); 1.5 Major neglected tropical diseases; 1.5.1 Arboviruses; 1.5.2 Lymphatic filariasis; 1.5.3 Trypanosomiasis; 1.5.4 Schistosomiasis; 1.5.5 Meningitis; 1.6 Globally distributed diseases; 1.6.1 Childhood diseases; 1.6.2 Diarrhea; 1.7 Conclusion; References; Chapter 2. Current control strategies for infectious diseases in low-income countries; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Examples of primary prevention 2.2.1 Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) interventions2.2.2 Vector control interventions; 2.2.3 Immunization (routine vaccination); 2.2.4 Mass immunization (reactive vaccination); 2.2.5 Chemoprophylaxis and preventive chemotherapy treatment (PCT); 2.3 Examples of secondary prevention screening, diagnostic and treatment; 2.3.1 Screening; 2.3.2 Diagnosis and treatment; 2.3.3 Isolation and quarantine; 2.3.4 Prevention measures combined with other interventions: examples of HIV infection andtuberculosis; 2.4 Intensified disease management; 2.5 Integrated Community Case Management; References Chapter 3. Research in crises: overcoming obstacles and lessons for the future3.1 Populations in crises; 3.2 Specificities and assumptions of research in crises; 3.3 Key issues in implementation; 3.4 The example of research in Niger; 3.5 Learning lessons; References; Afterword I. The status of public health inlow-income countries; Chapter 4. Spatial-temporal transmission dynamics and control of infectious diseases: Ebola virus disease (EVD) asa case study; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Key theoretical concepts in spatial-temporal dynamics; 4.2.1 Reproduction number (R0) 4.2.2 Spatial concepts (metapopulation, source-sink and critical community size)4.3 Progress in data availability and model refinements; 4.4 A recent example: the 2013-Ebola epidemic in West Africa; 4.4.1 Background on Ebola; 4.4.2 The 2013-16 West African Ebola epidemic; 4.4.3 Regional vs. national Ebola dynamics; 4.4.4 Subnational Ebola dynamics; 4.4.5 Modeling sub-exponential growth dynamics; 4.4.6 Transmission potential; 4.4.7 Implications for control interventions; 4.5 Conclusion; References; Chapter 5. Environmental change and pathogen transmission; 5.1 Introduction
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