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The Problem of Disease When Domesticating Bees

Rosalind R. James

in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

When disease strikes a hive of bees, it can devastate the colony and spread to the entire beekeeping operation. All bees are susceptible to diseases, and when they are domesticated, their population ... More


Communicable disease control principles and toolkit

Martin Schweiger

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Communicable diseases can occur in any community, but they are particularly common in poor communities, adding to the burden of poverty. The prevention of communicable diseases is an important ... More


Controlling major communicable diseases

John Walley, Roger Webber, and Andrew Collins

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that water, sanitation, and hygiene as well as TB, HIV, malaria, and other major communicable diseases can be controlled with cost-effective interventions. Effective control ... More


Habitats for vectors of disease

D. Dudley Williams

in The Biology of Temporary Waters

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198528128
eISBN:
9780191713538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528128.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology

This chapter considers the many disease-causing and disease-carrying organisms, chiefly invertebrates that live in temporary water habitats. Important examples include blood flukes (schistomiasis), ... More


Non-communicable diseases

Kamran Siddiqi

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.15
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

International agencies have been warning against the recent global rise in non-communicable diseases. This is considered as a major threat to future development and efforts to reduce world poverty. ... More


Politics of chronic disease: What action is currently happening globally? What action is currently happening globally? Where is the money coming from, where is it going, and is it enough? Where is the money coming from, where is it going, and is it enough? Why are chronic diseases neglected? Why are chronic diseases neglected? How can the priority of chronic diseases be increased?

David Stuckler, Sanjay Basu, Lawrence King, Sarah Steele, and Martin McKee

in Sick Societies: Responding to the global challenge of chronic disease

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199574407
eISBN:
9780191731204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574407.003.0074
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The first part of this chapter examines why chronic diseases continue to have low political priority in spite of a growing number of doctors, advocates, and patients who are deeply concerned about ... More


A Return to the Magic Bullet?: Malaria and Global Health in the Twenty-First Century

Marcos Cueto

in When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the recent cycle of malaria elimination and control efforts and to raise some questions about the future of global health. It discusses policy changes that occurred against the ... More


Conservation management of endangered birds

Carl G. Jones

in Bird Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198520863
eISBN:
9780191706189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520863.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes how conservationists can intervene to help save endangered species. The approaches used include supplementary feeding; disease control; predator control; and intensive ... More


The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Walter W. Holland, Jørn Olsen, and Charles du V. Florey (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book marks the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the International Epidemiological Association (IEA). It is a compendium by the world's leading epidemiologists of how the field has ... More


The epidemiological concept of population

Raj S. Bhopal

in Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that the concept of population drives epidemiology and its applications. Population thinking emphasizes that disease patterns are the outcome of the interaction between groups of ... More


Cause and effect: The epidemiological approach

Raj S. Bhopal

in Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter argues that the most important aim of epidemiology is to generate and use cause and effect theories to break the links between disease and its causes and to improve public health. The ... More


Sleeping Sickness and the Ordering of the South

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter looks at disease control in a part of Sudan that was arguably the Gezira's polar opposite. Located at the heart of the country, the Gezira was an environment ordered, although never ... More


Pediatric Asthma in Black and Latino Chicago Communities:: Local Level Data Drives Response

Helen Margellos-Anast and Melissa A. Gutierrez

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease characterized by the swelling and narrowing of the lung airways. Although asthma can be a detrimental disease if not managed properly, it can be controlled via ... More


When People Come First: Critical Studies in Global Health

João Biehl and Adriana Petryna (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157382
eISBN:
9781400846801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157382.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This book critically assesses the expanding field of global health. It brings together an international and interdisciplinary group of scholars to address the medical, social, political, and economic ... More


Cleveland Revisited

Nicholas P. Money

in Carpet Monsters and Killer Spores: A Natural History of Toxic Mold

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195172270
eISBN:
9780199790258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172270.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter assesses the outbreak of idiopathic pulmonary hemorrhage (IPH) among infants in Cleveland who lived in flooded homes. With no immediate cause for the multiple cases of this rare illness ... More


Poland: I: Development of the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases in PolandII: Epidemiology, prevention, and control of infectious diseases in Poland in the twentieth century

Wieslaw Magdzik, Miroslaw J. Wysocki, and Jan E. Zejda

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology: Personal reports from those who were there

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198569541
eISBN:
9780191724077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0034
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter traces the development of epidemiology in Poland. It demonstrates the improvement in health in Poland (and Eastern Europe) due to the control of communicable disease and shows that in ... More


Frontline Public Health: Surveillance and Field Epidemiology

Verla S. Neslund, Richard A. Goodman, and James L. Hadler

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of the legal issues relating to public health surveillance and field epidemiology. It discusses the general legal authorities for surveillance and public health ... More


Public Health and Biopolitics: Disciplining Through Disease Control

Kyung Moon Hwang

in Rationalizing Korea: "The Rise of the Modern State, 1894-1945"

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520288317
eISBN:
9780520963276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520288317.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines public health and disease control through the state’s efforts at combatting cholera and venereal disease. It considers the impact of Joseon practices and conventions, the ... More


The International Construction of Yellow Fever

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter highlights a new and important international dimension to medical research and disease control in Africa, born of the very specific conditions of the inter-war period. The linking of ... More


. Fighting the Previous War: Traditional Public Health Strategies and AIDS

Peter Baldwin

in Disease and Democracy: The Industrialized World Faces AIDS

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520243507
eISBN:
9780520940796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520243507.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the public health measures conducted by industrialized countries to control and prevent AIDS within the context of enacted laws on the reporting and control of infectious ... More


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