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Malaria control during mass population movements and natural disasters / Peter B. Bloland and Holly A. Williams ; [presented to] Roundtable on the Demography of Forced Migration, Committee on Population and Program on Forced Migration and Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University.

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Subject: Malaria > Epidemiology.
Disaster medicine.
Emigration and immigration > Health aspects.
Malaria > prevention & control.
Emigration and Immigration.
Relief Work.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0309503620
  • ISBN: 9780309503624
  • ISBN: 1280183055
  • ISBN: 9781280183058
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 163 pages) : maps
  • Publisher: Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2003.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 120-143).
Formatted Contents Note: 1. Introduction -- 2. Malaria and mobility--a brief history and overview -- 3. Epidemiology of malaria -- 4. Essential components/design of an optimal malaria control program -- 5. Public health surveillance system -- 6. Curative services: malaria therapy and case management -- 7. Preventive interventions -- 8. Community involvement in malaria control and prevention -- 9. Special studies and operational research -- 10. Prophylaxis and personal protection for relief workers -- 11. Return, repatriation, or resettlement of displaced populations -- 12. Improving malaria control in complex emergencies.
Summary, etc.: Annotation The first in a series of texts detailing best practices in disease control during forced relocation and conflict mass migrations looks at epidemiology and management and intervention strategies for malarial outbreaks. The material was gathered under the auspices of the Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia U. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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