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Public Policies to Stimulate Development of Vaccines for Neglected Diseases

Michael Kremer

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0021
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay focuses on the impact of intellectual property rights (IPRs) on low-and middle-income countries’ health care. There are two different reasons why poor countries may not have access to ... More


The geography of disease distributions

Andrew Cliff and Peter Haggett

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Over the course of the last century, the confused landscape that lies on the marchland of two very ancient subjects — geography and medicine — has been explored from several directions. Occasionally, ... More


Intellectual Property and Health in Developing Countries

Jean Tirole

in Understanding Poverty

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195305197
eISBN:
9780199783519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195305191.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This essay focuses on the impact of intellectual property rights (IPRs) on low- and middle-income countries’ health care. There are two different reasons why poor countries may not have access to ... More


Disease and Colonial Enclaves

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

From the eighteenth to the twentieth century, the practices of colonialism in the tropical world were informed by the epistemologies and therapeutics of Western science and medicine. In their ... More


Tropical Medicine in Its ‘Field’: Malaria, Hookworm and the Rhetoric of the ‘Local’

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter explores the dynamics between colonial enclaves and tropical medicine in twentieth-century India. Although British Indian medical discourse and practice accepted germ theory, miasmatic ... More


Metals in Host–Microbe Interaction: The Host Perspective

Dieter Rehder, Robert E. Black, Julia Bornhorst, Rodney R. Dietert, Victor J. DiRita, Maribel Navarro, Robert D. Perry, Lothar Rink, Eric P. Skaar, Miguel C. P. Soares, Dennis J. Thiele, Fudi Wang, Günter Weiss, and Inga Wessels

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This overview covers the role of the metal ions in infectious diseases, focusing on iron, copper, zinc, and, to a lesser extent, manganese and the metalloid selenium. Recommended dietary allowances ... More


International Public Health and Caribbean Child-Saving

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the influence of the ideas and institutions of tropical medicine on perceptions of Caribbean populations, at a time when migration and tropical diseases were considered ... More


Returning Fears: Tropical Disease and the Metropolis

Rod Edmond

in Tropical Visions in an Age of Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226164717
eISBN:
9780226164700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226164700.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter emphasis on the complex and entangled geographies of so-called tropical diseases during the period under discussion in this book, on both the global and the metropolitan scales. The new ... More


Metal-Based Antiparasitic Therapeutics

Maribel Navarro and Gonzalo Visbal

in Trace Metals and Infectious Diseases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029193
eISBN:
9780262327619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029193.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This review discusses the potential of metal-based compounds to act as safe and affordable drugs in the treatment of important tropical parasitic illnesses such as Chagas disease, leishmaniasis, and ... More


The Sanatorium of Darjeeling: European Health in a Tropical Enclave

in Contagion and Enclaves: Tropical Medicine in Colonial India

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318290
eISBN:
9781846317835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317835.002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The British established hill-stations in Asia to facilitate the creation of an exclusive, clean, and secure social space – known as an enclave – for white Europeans. In colonial India, racial ... More


Interactions between ecological and socio-economic drivers of Buruli ulcer burden in Sub-Saharan Africa: opportunities for an improved control

Andes Garchitorena, Matthew H. Bonds, Jean-Francois Guégan, and Benjamin Roche

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter provides an overview of the complex interactions between ecological and socioeconomic factors for the development and control of Buruli ulcer in Sub-Saharan Africa. We review key ... More


Direct and Indirect Social Drivers and Impacts of Vector-Borne Diseases

Sadie J. Ryan, Catherine A. Lippi, Kevin L. Bardosh, Erika F. Frydenlund, Holly D. Gaff, Naveed Heydari, Anthony J. Wilson, and Anna M. Stewart-Ibarra

in Population Biology of Vector-Borne Diseases

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780198853244
eISBN:
9780191887710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853244.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Ecology

Vector borne diseases (VBDs) are often seen by the highly developed nations of the world as an issue of poor tropical countries. While framing the problem this way—through the paradigm of a ... More


Environmental change and pathogen transmission

Rodolphe E. Gozlan and Marine Combe

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The majority of emerging pathogens has an environmental origin. These pathogens are increasing in incidence and geographic distribution. Because of the continuous worldwide population growth, and ... More


A Shared Struggle: Cooperation, Learning, and Knowledge Exchange in the Atlantic World

Manuel Barcia

in The Yellow Demon of Fever: Fighting Disease in the Nineteenth-Century Transatlantic Slave Trade

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780300215854
eISBN:
9780300252019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300215854.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the exchanges and debates that occurred throughout the Atlantic, revealing how knowledge related to diseases and their cures was created and disseminated by a varied number of ... More


Current control strategies for infectious diseases in low-income countries

Fréric Pagè, Dominique Maison, and Michael Faulde

in Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789833
eISBN:
9780191831508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789833.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The burden of communicable diseases is ten times higher in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in terms of mortality rate and of years of life lost. Most of the LMCIs are in tropical or ... More


Conclusion

Frank M. Snowden

in The Conquest of Malaria: Italy, 1900-1962

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300108996
eISBN:
9780300128437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300108996.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This book concludes by affirming the enormous importance of the Italian triumph over malaria as an example of the successful eradication of an incapacitating disease that continues to hold much of ... More


Leprosy: Past and Present

Charlotte A. Roberts

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401841
eISBN:
9781683402893
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401841.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Leprosy is an infection and neglected tropical disease that is steeped in myths, and, although it is described in history books, it can remain a challenge to manage today. Written in an accessible ... More


We Don’t Need Another Hero: Death, Honor, and the Archive of American Militarism

Khary Oronde Polk

in Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898–1948

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655505
eISBN:
9781469655529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655505.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the 2017 death of Sgt. La David Johnson in Niger as an example of Mbembe’s necropolitics, and argues that the racist media coverage it received drew its power from nineteenth ... More


Evolution in Drug Access

Joia S. Mukherjee

in An Introduction to Global Health Delivery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190662455
eISBN:
9780190662486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190662455.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Treatment and curative medical care often require medication. This chapter focuses on the provision of medications in impoverished settings and the challenges that inhibit access to life-saving ... More


Contagions of Empire: Scientific Racism, Sexuality, and Black Military Workers Abroad, 1898-1948

Khary Oronde Polk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655505
eISBN:
9781469655529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655505.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

From 1898 onward, the expansion of American militarism and empire abroad increasingly relied on black labor, even as policy remained inflected both by scientific racism and by fears of contagion. ... More


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