7-Tropical Diseases ch.16, Critical Issues in Global Health

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Critical Issues in Global Health Tropical Diseases Josef A. cook Chapter 16
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HP 400 Textbook Readings: Critical Issues in Global Health Tropical Diseases Josef A. cook Chapter 16
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Tropical Diseases ch.16 Tropical Diseases largely defined as the endemic and epidemic infections causing disease and disability in the warmer climate of the world, But: Despite their name are not necessarily cause by climate or geography; These diseases exist because of poverty and disparities
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Tropical Diseases ch.16 Poor and disadvantaged people does not have access to public health (developing world) They can spread beyond the borders like HIV/AIDS or TB Scientific advances and growing knowledge of host-parasite relationship, suggest the burden inflected by these disease can be lightened
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Tropical Diseases ch.16 Several diseases Can be eliminated including Guinea worm Onchocerciasis (disease caused by worms) Changas disease Lymphatic filariasis ( disease caused by parasitic worms filaria) Leprosy Trachoma Some like Malaria ,cholera, dengue need additional research
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Guinea worm Dracunculiasis medinensis is a parasite transmitted to human by drinking water. One year after ingestion adult female
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