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Long Struggle against Malaria in Tropical Africa
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The Long Struggle Against Malaria in Tropical Africa investigates the changing entomological, parasitological and medical understandings of vectors, parasites and malarial disease that have shaped the programs of malaria control and altered the transmission of malarial infections. It examines the history of malaria control and eradication in the contexts of racial thought, population movements, demographic growth, economic change, urbanization, warfare and politics. It will be useful for students of medicine and public health, for those who are involved with malaria research studies, and for those who work on the contemporary malaria control and elimination campaigns in tropical Africa.


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1. European vulnerability; 2. African immunity; 3. An aborted campaign for eradication; 4. Positive turbulence; 5. Silent resurgence; 6. The campaign for 'elimination'; 7. Perspectives.


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ISBN-13: 9781139899499
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: March, 2014
Pages: 275
Dimensions: 152.00 x 228.00 x 16.00

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