This book traces the growth in U.S. scientific and political interest in the eradication of cholera and describes the medical research and training facilities founded by the United States in Asia between 1947 and 1980.
1. The Disease 2. The Long-Delayed Discovery of Cholera Toxin 3. The intervention by the U.S.A 4. The SEATO Cholera Research Program and the Pakistan-SEATO Cholera Research Laboratory in Dacca 5. The Johns Hopkins Center For Medical Research and Training in Calcutta 6. Learning to Deal with Cholera 7. The U.S.-Japan Cooperative Medical Science Program 8. Attempts to Prevent Cholera 9. The Simple Cure of Cholera and of other infectious Dehydrating Diarrhoeal Diseases 10. The Biochemistry of Cholera 11. The international Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (ICDDR/B)