The Eradication of Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease) in Nigeria: An Eyewitness Account (Paperback)

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The Eradication of Dracunculiasis (Guinea Worm Disease) in Nigeria: An Eyewitness Account documents the process used to eradicate one of the most neglected public health challenges in Nigeria. The book's chapters discuss the need for well developed and implemented eradication strategies, the availability of human and material resources, and the collaboration that is necessary with international partners. In addition, sections highlight challenges, the benefits of perseverance, and the international support and multi-sectoral approach that is needed to tackle national problems. It demonstrates that other endemic tropical diseases and conditions can be eliminated or controlled if a similar approach is adopted.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780128167649
ISBN-10: 0128167645
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: December 7th, 2018
Pages: 142
Language: English