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World health statistics 2009

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
2009

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This book contains WHO’s annual compilation of data from its 193 Member States, and includes a summary of progress towards the health-related Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and targets. This edition also contains a new section on reported cases of selected infectious diseases. An online version of this publication and metadata describing the sources, estimation methods and the quality of estimates is available at http://www.who.int/statistics. The online version will be regularly updated as new data become available during 2009

Neglected diseases : a human rights analysis

HUNT, Paul
et al
2007

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This report introduces and explores some of the connections between neglected tropical diseases (those affecting people living in developing countries, particularly in rural areas) and human rights with a view to urging all parties concerned to work collaboratively in identifying the practical implications of applying human rights to the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programmes and projects for neglected diseases

Malaria and children : progress in intervention coverage

WHITE JOHANSSON, Emily
et al
2007

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This report assesses progress in malaria control and analyses how well countries are making available key interventions that reduce the malaria burden. A particular emphasis is progress across sub-Saharan Africa - whose countries face the greatest malaria burden

Tropical medicine & international health [Formerly - Journal of tropical medicine & hygiene; and Journal of tropical medicine and parisitology; and Tropical and geographical medicine (TGM)]|A research journal

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The new 1996 title combines the old titles Tropical Medicine & Parasitology, Tropical and Geographical Medicine, Annals ... Medicine and Journal of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene
Monthly
Editorials, Viewpoints, Reviews and Systematic Reviews immediately free upon publication
All content free after 12 months
Free access in the developing world through HINARI and INASP
For print and online subscription rates click on: http://ordering.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/subs.asp?ref=1360-2276

PLoS neglected tropical diseases

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This is an open-access, peer reviewed journal devoted to the world's most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness
new articles published regularly
Free online

Malaria matters|featuring Netting news

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Provides access to operational research, technical advances and lessons learned about malaria and insecticide treated bednets. Each issue contains a feature article on current research, events or concerns, summaries of projects, products, meetings and reviews of recent articles, books or newsletters. Contributions and suggestions from all readers are welcome
Produced irregularly
Free

Malaria journal

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Malaria Journal contains original peer-reviewed papers on all aspects of malaria, including studies of the biology and genetics of the parasites and their vectors; clinical features; case management and treatment; drug development and drug resistance; immunology and vaccine development; epidemiology and transmission dynamics; vector control; health system, policy and planning issues relating to prevention and treatment; economic, sociological and anthropological issues; poverty and gender issues, land use and global environmental change; intersectoral issues; intervention studies and operational research; control policy and planning
Free

Journal of infection in developing countries (JIDC)

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JIDC is an independent, on-line publication with an international editorial board. JIDC is open access with no cost to view or download articles and no cost for publication of research artcles making JIDC easily availiable to scientists from resource restricted regions
Monthly
Free online

TDR news

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Contains current information about the research activities of TDR as well as news briefs about the diseases targeted by TDR - chagas disease, leprosy, lymphoma, malaria, leishmaniasis, lymphoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and trypanosomiasis TDR also offers an electronic mailing list called tdr-scientists which acts as a forum of the tropical diseases research community in general.
Subscription is free

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