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Cover for A glass of water.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, clinical aspects, spread, treatment and prevention of waterborne diseases, namely cholera and typhoid.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Addressing maternal health in emergency settings.

Emergency and crises situations are e special circumstances in which maternal and perinatal health programmes are required. Countries that have just gone through a conflict or civil war typically have among the highest maternal and newborn mortality in the world, along with other poor reproductive...

Author(s)
Bartlett, L.; Aitken, I.; Smith, J. M.; Thomas, L. J.; Rosen, H. E.; Tappis, H.; Burnham, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An introduction to maternal and perinatal health.

This chapter provides an overview of maternal and perinatal health in developing countries and presents a synopsis of the subsequent chapters in this book. Maternal deaths represent only a fraction of the burden of ill health and disability faced by millions of women and newborns as a consequence...

Author(s)
Hussein, J.; Blanc, A. K.; Donnay, F.; McCaw-Binns, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937454)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cancer.

This chapter describes the incidence of cancer (e.g., breast cancer, prostate cancer, bowel cancer), the viral (hepatitis B virus in liver cancer, human papillomavirus in cervical cancer, and Epstein-Barr virus in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, nasopharyngeal cancer and Burkitt's lymphoma) and parasitic (...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides an overview on a method of classifying infectious diseases based on their mode of transmission, enabling the application of common methods for their prevention and control.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter discusses the different ways for classifying infectious diseases, such as in terms of aetiology, mode of transmission, disease vectors, hygiene status, and control methods.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides an explanation on the criteria used for classifying infectious diseases. The communicable diseases in this book are divided into the following: water-washed diseases; faecal-oral diseases; foodborne diseases; diseases of soil contact; diseases of water contact; skin...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935054)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter briefly describes the classification of infectious diseases into the following groups: water-washed diseases, faecal-oral diseases, foodborne diseases, diseases of soil contact, diseases of water contact, skin infections, respiratory diseases and other airborne transmitted infections,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999029)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and population movements.

This chapter describes the effects of climate change and population movements (e.g., refugees, local migration, and travel) on the occurrence of infectious diseases. The effects of urbanization on health, health service provision, flooding risk, loss of life due to earthquakes and tsunamis, and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter

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