National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128207529

National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China, Volume 110

1st Edition

70 years and beyond

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Serial Volume Editors: Xiao-Nong Zhou Dirk Engels
Series Volume Editors: Yu Wang
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128207529
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st July 2020
Page Count: 300
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Table of Contents

1. Contributions to Schistosomiasis Control in China by NIPD-CTDR
2. Contributions and achievements on malaria control and forthcoming elimination in China over the past 70 years by NIPD-CTDR
3. Contribution to the echinococcosis control program in China by NIPD-CTDR
4. Contributions to the lymphatic filariasis elimination program and post-elimination surveillance in China by NIPD-CTDR
5. Contributions to the control of visceral leishmaniasis in China
6. NIPD’s engagement in control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis
7. From awareness to action: NIPD’s engaging in control of food-borne clonorchiasis
8. Control of eosinopilic meningitis caused by angiostrongylus cantonensis in China
9. Control of taeniasis and cysticercosis in China
10. Epidemiological big data and analytical tools applied in the control programs on parasitic diseases in China: NIPD’s sustained contributions in 70 Years
11. Establishment and application of surveillance and response systems for parasitic diseases in China
12. Establishment and application of the National Parasitic Resource Center (NPRC) in China
13. 2020 -2030 Roadmap for parasitic disease control in China


National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, China: 70 Years and Beyond, Volume 110 covers the major achievements gained in the research and control of parasitic diseases in China, e.g. schistosomiasis, malaria, lymphatic filariasis, echinococcosis, visceral leishmaniasis, soil-transmitted helminthiasis, foodborne clonorchiasis, angiostrongyliasis, taeniasis and cysticercosis, etc. The book introduces approaches that can be developed with big data analytic tools, how to use surveillance-response systems at national and regional levels, and tactics to promote the national parasitic resources center to support various research and control activities. Finally, a chapter on the roadmap for parasitic diseases control in China from 2020 to 2030 is presented.

Key Features

  • Informs and updates on the controlled progress of parasitic diseases in China, with a focus on strategies, combating measures, surveillance-response systems, and multi-sectoral cooperation
  • Introduces advances in research achievements in the development of diagnostics, drugs, insecticides and surveillance tools
  • Features reviews of more traditional parasitic diseases that help to shape current thinking and applications of modern tools in research and control of diseases


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Xiao-Nong Zhou

Xiao-Nong Zhou

Professor Xiao-Nong Zhou is Director of the National Institute of Parasitic Diseases at the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, P.R.China. He graduated with a PhD in Biology from Copenhagen University, Denmark. His professional works are across the fields of ecology, population biology, epidemiology, and malacology. Professor Zhou is the Chair of the National Expert Advisory Committee on schistosomiasis and other parasitic diseases for China’s National Health and Family Planning Commission. He has written extensively on parasitology and parasitic diseases, with more than 100 peer review publications in international journals, such as N Engl J Med, Lancet, Emerg Inf Dis, Inter J Parasitol, Adv Parasitol, PLoS NTDs, Parasites and Vectors, etc. He has collaborated with WHO/TDR and WHO, including serving as members for WHO STAC on NTDs, WHO/TDR STAC, WHO Foodborne Burden Epidemiology Reference Group. He had contributed, as former President, to the Regional Network on Asian Schistosomiasis and Other Important Zoonoses since 2000. He is the Editor-in-Chief for Infectious Diseases of Poverty (BioMed Central as publisher), and Chinese Journal of Schistosomiasis Control (Chinese national journal).

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Dirk Engels

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

About the Series Volume Editors

Yu Wang

Affiliations and Expertise

National Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Shanghai, People's Republic of China