Leishmaniasis in Iraq

Leishmaniasis in Iraq

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2020-08-31 )

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This work provides clear guidance about leishmaniasis. Leishmaniasis is a major public health problem in Iraq. The disease is endemic in countries of central Asia and the Middle East, including Iraq, and mostly seen in marshes regions South of Iraq. The situation is complicated by recurrent epidemics, a weak health system, malnutrition, and poverty; no vector control activities are being implemented. The epidemiology of leishmaniasis is diverse and complex, factors can change under the influence of climate, ecology and behavior of humans, vectors and reservoirs. Control strategy is based on early diagnosis and treatment. Mortality and morbidity from leishmaniasis worldwide show a worrying increasing trend.

Book Details:

ISBN-13:

978-620-2-79910-2

ISBN-10:

6202799102

EAN:

9786202799102

Book language:

English

By (author) :

Hind Mahdi Jarallah

Number of pages:

128

Published on:

2020-08-31

Category:

Medicine