An in-depth overview on the demo-graphic changes occurring world-wide and the repercussions this is having on the pattern of vector-borne disease is pre-sented in this book. Internationally recognized scientists, epidemiologists, entomologists, parasitologists, and ecologists are contributing authors to this comprehensive account.
Table of Contents
Problems of Human Mobility and Diseases. Vector-Borne Diseases Introduced into New Areas Due to Human Movements: A Historical Perspective. The Maintenance and Spread of Insect-Borne Disease by the Agency of Man. Man and Changing Patterns of the African Trypanosomiases. Urbanization: A Hot-Bed of Vector-Borne Diseases. Demographic Changes and Their Influence on the Epidemiology of the American Leishmaniases. Chagas' Disease and Human Behavior. Changes in Transmission Patterns of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in the U.S. Obstacles to Malaria Control in India - The Human Factor. Economic Analysis of Schistosomiasis Control Projects. Vector-Borne Diseases Among Displaced Kam-pucheans. Effects of the Development in the Senegal River Basin on the Prevalence and Spread of Schistosomiasis. Prob-lems of Resettlement and Vector-Borne Diseases Associated with Dams and Other Development Schemes. Transmigration and Vector-Borne Diseases in Indonesia. Vector-Borne Disease Occurrence and Spread as Affected by Labor Migrations to Irrigation Schemes in Ethiopia. Irrigation Boon or Bane? Forecasting Potential Vector-Borne Disease Problems on Irrigation Schemes. Effect of Malaria on Demographic Patterns, Social and Human Behavior. Effect of Demographic Patterns, Social Structure, and Human Behavior on Malaria. Scope of Vector Control in Resource Development. Demography and Vector-Borne Diseases in Kenya. Irrigation in the Sudan and Schistosomiasis. Migration and Malaria. Demographic Aspects of the Epidemiology and Control of Onchocerciasis in West Africa. Index.