General discussion about malaria, the disease's treatment and its prevention, followed by complete instructions, illustrated with sketches and photographs, for sewing a recommended mosquito net made from cotton sheeting and nylon tulle, written by an experienced textile specialist and a twenty-year veteran of life in Africa.
The author argues that a balanced viewpoint between curative and preventive medicine was both essential and the only way forward in both developing and developed countries. That is a simple ‘message’ and the underlying theme in this book.
This very readable and well illustrated book outlines the medical career of a physician who undertook a series of assignments in tropical countries between 1960 and 1990: Nigeria, Uganda, Zambia, Saudi Arabia and Papua New Guinea. He was later appointed to London’s Hospital for Tropic Diseases.
The unique role of the Seamen’s Hospital Society (SHS) in the foundation of the formal discipline of tropical (colonial) medicine at its Albert Dock Hospital (ADH) in 1899 is not widely appreciated.This book documents many of the articles with a relevance to tropical medicine, a discipline which rapidly spread from the ADH to numerous countries through the globe.
This book contains exams and quizzes from BIOS 385, Parasitology, taught at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2008 and 2009, plus syllabi from an honors seminar: Tropical Medicine, Infectious Disease, and Global Health.
Although the London School of Hygiene (and Tropical Medicine) has survived intact, the clinical component has undergone an irreversible downhill trend.
This book explores the origins and subsequent decline of what is more appropriately designated colonial medicine.