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Tropical Health: A Report on a Study of Needs and Resources

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Tropical Health

A Report on a Study of Needs and Resources (1962)
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National Research Council. 1962. Tropical Health: A Report on a Study of Needs and Resources. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/20263.

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575 pages | 8.5 x 10
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/20263
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Front Matter i-xxxi
INTRODUCTION 1-6
SIGNIFICANT HUMAN DISEASES IN TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL AREAS--PRELIMINARY CONSIDERATIONS 7-22
DISEASES OF HIGH ENDEMICITY 23-96
DISEASES OF RELATIVELY LOW BUT POTENTIALLY GREAT ENDEMICITY 97-116
DISEASES OF RELATIVELY LOW ENDEMICITY BUT HIGH MORTALITY OR SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS 117-126
NEW DISEASES, THE PRESENT KNOWLEDGE OF WHICH IS LIMITED 127-130
CONTROL OF DISEASE IN THE SURVEY AREAS 131-133
SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS--PART I 134-154
SIGNIFICANT DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS IN TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL AREAS 155-196
RESOURCES FOR HEALTH AND MEDICAL CARE 197-232
TROPICAL HEALTH AND THE ECONOMY OF THE UNITED STATES 233-242
THE IMPACT OF TRAVEL AND MIGRATION ON TROPICAL DISEASE PROBLEMS 243-256
RESEARCH PROGRAMS IN THE UNITED STATES IN MEDICAL AND HYGIENIC PROBLEMS OF THE TROPICS 257-274
FOREIGN RESEARCH IN MEDICAL AND HYGIENIC PROBLEMS OF THE TROPICS 275-284
ADDENDUM 285-288
RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAMS IN TROPICAL HEALTH 289-308
FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS IN TROPICAL MEDICINE 309-316
TEACHING OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 317-328
TRAINING FACILITIES IN THE FIELD OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE 329-338
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AND INCENTIVES 339-356
FUTURE MANPOWER NEEDS IN THE FIELD OF TROPICAL HEALTH 357-364
RESEARCH NEEDS IN MEDICAL AND HYGIENIC PROBLEMS OF THE TROPICS: AN ASSEMBLY OF INFORMED OPINION 365-396
GENERAL SUMMARY AND CONCLUSIONS 397-408
RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE 409-416
APPENDIXES 417-416
APPENDIX 1: Plan for a survey of needs in the field of tropical medicine 417-424
APPENDIX 2: Major geographic areas of the survey and countries comprising them 425-427
APPENDIX 3: Glossary for Part I on human diseases 428-428
APPENDIX 4: Questionnaire for Part II on diseases of domestic animals 429-430
APPENDIX 5: Medical mission facilities by country in the survey area--Number of hospitals and clinics (inpatient and outpatient), number of beds, annual patient loads, and total operating funds 431-433
APPENDIX 6: Medical mission facilities by country in the survey area--Hospitals and clinics not listed in Directory of Protestant Medical Missions 434-542
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