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Title Ecology and evolution of infectious diseases : pathogen control and public health management in low-income countries / edited by Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin, Frederic Simard.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Edition First edition.

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Subject Communicable diseases -- Developing countries -- Epidemiology.
Communicable diseases -- Developing countries -- Prevention.
Communicable Disease Control.
Communicable Diseases -- epidemiology.
Biological Evolution.
Public Health Practice.
Developing Countries.
Alt Name Roche, Benjamin,
Broutin, Helene,
Simard, Frederic,
Description 1 online resource
Edition First edition.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 23, 2018).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Infectious diseases in low-income countries: Where are we now? / Benjamin Roche, Thierry Baldet and Frederic Simard -- Current control strategies for infectious diseasesin low income countries / Frederic Pages, Dominique Maison and Michael Faulde -- Research in crises: overcoming obstacles and lessons for the future / Rebecca Grais -- Afterword I: The burden / Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin and Frederic Simard -- Spatial-temporal transmission dynamics and control of infectious diseases: Ebola virus disease (EVD) as a case study / Cecile Viboud, Helene Broutin and Gerardo Chowell -- Environmental change and pathogen transmission / Rodolphe E. Gozlan and Marine Combe -- Antimicrobial resistance: the 70-year arms race between Humans and Bacteria / Anne-Laure Banuls, Van Anh Thi Nguyen, Quang Huy Nguyen, Ngoc Anh Thi Nguyen, Hoang Huy Tran and Sylvain Godreuil -- Viral evolution and impact for public health strategies in low-income countries, Jessica Lynn Webster and Marco Vignuzzi -- Afterword II: Fundamental knowledge / Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin and Frederic Simard / Using Disease Dynamics and Modeling to Inform Control Strategies in Low-Income Countries / Matthew Ferrari -- Evolutionary control of infectious disease in low-income countries / Paul W. Ewald -- Using pathogen interactions: challenges and opportunities / Mathieu Nacher -- Exploiting symbiotic interactions for vector, disease control / Patrick Mavingui, Claire Valiente Moro and Pablo Tortosa -- Host species diversity and the transmission of vector-borne disease in low income countries / Heather Ferguson, Patrick Brock and Steve Torr -- Afterword III: Tunable methods / Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin and Frederic Simard -- Malaria eradication in Italy: the story of a first success / Marco Pombi, David Modiano and Gilberto Corbellini -- Interactions between ecological and socio-economic drivers of Buruli ulcer burden in sub-Saharan Africa. Opportunities for an improved control / Andres Garchitorena, Matthew H. Bonds, Jean-Francois Guegan and Benjamin Roche -- Ecological control of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa: restoration of predator-prey dynamics to reduce transmission / Isabel Jones, Andrea Lund, Gilles Riveau, Nicolas Jouanard, Raphael A. Ndione, Susanne H. Sokolow and Giulio A. De Leo -- Afterword IV: Case studies, Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin and Frederic Simard -- Optimizing public health strategies in low-income countries: Epidemiology, ecology and evolution for the control of malaria. / Eve Miguel, Florence Fournet, Serge Yerbanga, Nicolas Moiroux, Franck Yao, Timothee Vergne, Bernard Cazelles, Roch K. Dabire, Frederic Simard and Benjamin Roche -- Human activities and disease transmission: the agriculture case / Jan Slingenbergh, Giuliano Cecchi and Marjan Leneman --Ecology of Poverty, Disease and Health Care Delivery: Lessons for Planetary Health / Matthew H. Bonds, Andres Garchitorena, Paul E. Farmer and Megan B. Murray -- African and global health care prospects: The importance of the use of knowledge / Dominique Kerouedan -- Optimizing public health strategies in low-income countries: The challenge to apply the scientific knowledge and for which disease? / Benjamin Roche, Helene Broutin and Frederic Simard, on behalf of all authors.
Summary Provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and challenging review of the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases, focusing on low-income countries for effective public health applications and outcomes.
ISBN 9780191831508 (electronic bk.)
0191831506 (electronic bk.)
9780192507105 (electronic bk.)
0192507109 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 1020605795
Additional Format Print version: 0198789831 9780198789833 (OCoLC)1015839481

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