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The history of Sudan health services
This book on the development of the health service in the Sudan contains separate chapters on sleeping sickness (pp. 181-193), malaria (pp. 251-266), schistosomiasis (pp. 267-280) and leishmaniasis (pp. 281-293). The chapter on schistosomiasis emphasizes the impact of the Gezira irrigation scheme and describes the subsequent behaviour of the disease from 1940 to 1965. The control measures employed are discussed. 23 references are cited.<new para>ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT:<new para>This book on the development of the health service in the Sudan contains separate chapters on sleeping sickness (pp. 181-193), malaria (pp. 251-266), schistosomiasis (pp. 267-280) and leishmaniasis (pp. 281-293). The chapter on trypanosomiasis surveys the behaviour of the disease from 1900 to 1965, considering major outbreaks and control methods; it contains 25 references. The section on malaria includes 15 references. It emphasizes the impact of the Gezira irrigation scheme from 1920 to 1940, and considers the incidence and nature of malaria treated from 1940 to 1965. The major epidemiological features of malaria in the Sudan are noted and control measures are discussed. The section on leishmaniasis (kala-azar) reviews the behaviour of the disease up to 1965, principal epidemiological features and unsolved problems; 22 references are included.<new para>ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT:<new para>This history of health services in Sudan includes information on insect vectors of diseases in man, especially in chapters on sleeping sickness (caused by Trypanosoma brucei gambiense (gambiense) and transmitted by Glossina spp.), yellow fever (transmitted by mosquitoes), malaria (transmitted by mosquitoes) and leishmaniasis (transmitted by phlebotomines) in 1900
Category Book

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The history of health and nutrition in Ethiopia
Category Article

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Brief historical background of Ethiopia history of leperosy in Ethiopia
Category Article

0004

Link Ethiopia- The Pankhurst History Library
Category Educational website

0005

A History of Tropical Medicine
Category Book review

0006

Diseases and epidemics
Category Educational website

0007

Bacterial Diseases in History
Category Article

0008

History of emerging infectious diseases
Category Weki website

0009

History of Malaria
Category Article

0010

Diseases Through History
Category Article

0011

History of Diseases
Book review

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Collection, History of Medicine at Dalhousie University
Category Library website

0013

Clendening History of Medicine Library and Museum
Category Library website

0014

History of Medicine Home Page
Category NLM website

0015

History of the Health Sciences Web Resources
Category Article

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History: Tufts University Health Sciences Library
Category Library website

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Digital Collections - History of Medicine
Category NLM website

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MedHist: UK's gateway to resources for the history of medicine
Category Library website

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Infectious diseases in history
Category Portal

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Disease in history
Category Portal

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A history of legionnaires' disease in the UK
Category Feature

0022

History of Malaria
Category Malaria website

0023

Disease in African history Med Hist. 1979 October; 23(4): 484.
Category Article

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Malaria: Past and Present History of Malaria
Category Educational website

0025

The history of Medicine of Sub-Saharan
Category Article

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History 861: The History of Health and Healing in Africa
Category Article

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A History of Infectious Diseases and the Microbial
Category Article

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Department History of Infectious Diseases Research
Category IDPH website

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History of emerging infectious diseases
Category Article

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History of hospital
Category Weki website

 

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