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Boatin, Boakye

Neglected Tropical Diseases - Sub-Saharan Africa

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Table of contents

1. An Overview of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
John Owusu Gyapong

2. Buruli Ulcer in Sub-Saharan Africa
Ghislain Sopoh, Kingsley Asiedu

3. Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease)
Dieudonne P. Sankara, Andrew S. Korkor, Junerlyn Agua-Agum, Gautam Biswas

4. Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT)
Pascal Lutumba, Enock Matovu, Marleen Boelaert

5. Leishmaniasis
Asrat Hailu, Daniel Argaw Dagne, Marleen Boelaert

6. Leprosy
Benedict Okoe Quao, Ekow Amankrah-Otabir

7. Loiasis
Joseph Kamgno, Hugues Clotaire Nana-Djeunga, Marc Kouam-Kenmogne

8. Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis)
Yao Sodahlon, Mwele Malecela, John O. Gyapong

9. Onchocerciasis
Boakye A. Boatin, Uche Amazigo

10. Podoconiosis: Endemic Non-filarial Elephantiasis
Kebede Deribe, Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Gail Davey

11. Schistosomiasis
Tony Danso-Appiah

12. Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis
Michael D. Wilson, Dziedzom K. Souza, Irene Ayi

13. Trachoma
Teshome Gebre

14. Yaws
Nsiire Agana, Cynthia Kwakye-Maclean, Earnest Njih Tabah

15. The Social and Economic Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
Margaret Gyapong, Alexander Nartey, Enoch Oti, Samantha Page

16. Alternative Interventions Against Neglected Tropical Diseases in SSA: Vector Control
Daniel Boakye, Dziedzom Souza, Moses Bockarie

17. The Role of Health Systems in the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
Justice Nonvignon, Ernest Mensah, Frances B. da-Costa Vroom, Sam Adjei, John O. Gyapong

Keywords: Biomedicine, Parasitology, Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine, Medical Microbiology, Public Health

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Series
Neglected Tropical Diseases
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319254715
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-25469-2

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