Schistosomiasis in The People's Republic of China: from Control to Elimination: Volume 92

Schistosomiasis in The People's Republic of China: from Control to Elimination: Volume 92

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Schistosomiasis Control, the latest edition in the Advances in Parasitology series first published in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which help to shape current thinking and applications. The 2014 impact factor is 6.226, with a thematic issue focus on Schistosomiasis Control.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 524 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30.48mm | 680g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0128094664
  • 9780128094662

Table of contents

Evolution of the National Schistosomiasis Control Programmes in the People's Republic of China
Epidemiological Features and Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Lake and Marshland Region in China
Epidemiological Features and Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Mountainous and Hilly Region of China
Epidemiological Features and Control Progress of Schistosomiasis in Waterway-Network Region in P. R. China
The Establishment and Function of Schistosomiasis Surveillance System towards Elimination in People's Republic of China
Applications of Spatial Technology in Schistosomiasis Control Programme in China
Reaching the Surveillance-Response Stage of Schistosomiasis Control in the People's Republic of China: A Modelling Approach
Biology and Control of Snail Intermediate Host of Schistosoma japonicum in P. R. China
Integrated Control Strategy of Schistosomiasis in China: Projects Involving Agriculture, Water-Conservancy, Forestry, Sanitation and Environmental Modification
Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis Japonica through Control of the Disease in Domestic Animals in China: A Tale of Over 60 Years
Health Education as an Important Component in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in the People's Republic of China
Policy Support and Resources Mobilization for the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in the People's Republic of China
New Anti-Schistosoma Approaches in the People's Republic of China: Development of Diagnostics, Vaccines and Other New Techniques Belonging to the 'Omics' Group
Development and Application of Diagnostics in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in the People's Republic of China
China-Africa and China-Asia Collaboration on Schistosomiasis Control: A SWOT Analysis
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About Shi-zhu Li

Professor Xiao-Nong Zhou is Director of the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, P.R.China. He graduated with a PhD in Biology from Copenhagen University, Denmark. His professional works are across the fields of ecology, population biology, epidemiology, and malacology. Professor Zhou is the Chair of the National Expert Advisory Committee on schistosomiasis and other parasitic diseases for China's National Health and Family Planning Commission. He has written extensively on parasitology and parasitic diseases, with more than 100 peer review publications in international journals, such as N Engl J Med, Lancet, Emerg Inf Dis, Inter J Parasitol, Adv Parasitol, PLoS NTDs, Parasites and Vectors, etc. He has collaborated with WHO/TDR and WHO, including serving as members for WHO STAC on NTDs, WHO/TDR STAC, WHO Foodborne Burden Epidemiology Reference Group. He had contributed, as former President, to the Regional Network on Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Important Zoonoses since 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief for Infectious Diseases of Poverty (BioMed Central as publisher), and Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control (Chinese national journal).
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