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Author Adams, Lisa V., author.

Title Diseases of poverty : epidemiology, infectious diseases, and modern plagues / Lisa V. Adams and John R. Butterly
Published Hanover, New Hampshire : Dartmouth College Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Geisel series in global health and medicine
Geisel series in global health and medicine.
Contents Prologue / Dr. Agnes Binagwaho -- Introduction to global health / Lisa V. Adams, John R. Butterly, and Hoiwan Cheung -- Global health : systems, agencies, organizations, and other Stakeholders / Lisa V. Adams -- A brief primer of infectious diseases : humans, their environment, and evolution / John R. Butterly -- Epidemiology and infectious diseases : introduction and early perspectives / John R. Butterly -- Epidemiology of infectious diseases : global perspective / Lisa V. Adams -- The basic necessities of life : nutrition, water, and sanitation / John R. Butterly -- Loud emergencies I : HIV/AIDS / Lisa V. Adams -- Loud emergencies II : tuberculosis / Lisa V. Adams -- Loud emergencies III : malaria / John R. Butterly -- Silent emergencies : what Is killing our children? / John R. Butterly and Tyler Hartman -- Antibiotic resistance and infection control / John R. Butterly -- Pandemic influenza : from basic biology to global health implications / Elizabeth A. Talbot -- Epilogue: diseases of affluence / Lisa V. Adams and John R. Butterly
Summary Comprehensive review of diseases of poverty and public health strategies to combat them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Global Health.
Communicable Disease Control.
Public Health -- methods.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
Poverty -- Health aspects
Public health -- Economic aspects
World health.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Poverty -- Health aspects.
Public health -- Economic aspects.
World health.
Form Electronic book
Author Butterly, John R., author.
ISBN 1336029811