Schistosomiasis in The People’s Republic of China: from Control to Elimination - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128094662, 9780081011935

Schistosomiasis in The People’s Republic of China: from Control to Elimination, Volume 92

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Xiao-Nong Zhou Shi-Zhu Li Juerg Utzinger Robert Bergquist
eBook ISBN: 9780081011935
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128094662
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 25th April 2016
Page Count: 524
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Table of Contents

  • Series Editor
    • Editorial Board
  • Preface: Elimination of Schistosomiasis Japonica in The People's Republic of China: The Last Leg
  • Chapter One. Evolution of the National Schistosomiasis Control Programmes in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Historical Evolution of Schistosomiasis Control
    • 3. Development of Major Control Tools and Techniques
    • 4. Experience and Lessons Learnt From Schistosomiasis Control Programme
    • 5. Challenges
    • 6. Prospect
    • Appendix
  • Chapter Two. Epidemiological Features and Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Lake and Marshland Region in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Background
    • 3. Endemic Characteristics
    • 4. Prevention and Control Measures
    • 5. Control Effectiveness
    • 6. Challenges
    • 7. Prospects
  • Chapter Three. Epidemiological Features and Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Control Programme in Mountainous and Hilly Region of The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Epidemiological Features of Schistosomiasis in Mountainous and Hilly Region
    • 3. Prevention and Control Strategy
    • 4. Effectiveness of Schistosomiasis Control
    • 5. Looking Forward
  • Chapter Four. Epidemiological Features and Control Progress of Schistosomiasis in Waterway-Network Region in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Waterway-Network Areas: Geographical Feature
    • 3. Epidemiological Features of Schistosomiasis in Waterway-Network Region
    • 4. Control Progress and Its Effect on the Waterway-Network Regions
    • 5. Future Challenge
  • Chapter Five. The Establishment and Function of Schistosomiasis Surveillance System Towards Elimination in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Surveillance of Schistosomiasis
    • 3. Implementation and Achievements of Schistosomiasis Surveillance
    • 4. Challenges and Future Directions
    • 5. Conclusions and Recommendations
    • Competing Interests
    • Authors' Contributions
  • Chapter Six. Applications of Spatial Technology in Schistosomiasis Control Programme in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Introduction of Spatial Technology
    • 3. Application in the Schistosomiasis Study
    • 4. Prospective of the Space New Technology
    • 5. Conclusion
  • Chapter Seven. Reaching the Surveillance-Response Stage of Schistosomiasis Control in The People's Republic of China: A Modelling Approach
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Methods
    • 3. Model Applications in Surveillance-Response Systems
    • 4. Discussion
    • 5. Conclusions
  • Chapter Eight. Biology and Control of Snail Intermediate Host of Schistosoma japonicum in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Biology of Oncomelania Snails
    • 3. Distribution and Survey of O. hupensis in The People's Republic of China
    • 4. Control of O. hupensis
    • 5. Challenges and Priorities
    • 6. Conclusion
  • Chapter Nine. Integrated Control Strategy of Schistosomiasis in The People's Republic of China: Projects Involving Agriculture, Water Conservancy, Forestry, Sanitation and Environmental Modification
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Background
    • 3. Component Projects of the Integrated Control Strategy of Schistosomiasis
    • 4. Successful Commissions: Five National Pilot Control Projects
    • 5. Challenges
    • 6. The Way Forward
  • Chapter Ten. Towards the Elimination of Schistosomiasis japonica through Control of the Disease in Domestic Animals in The People's Republic of China: A Tale of over 60Years
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Species of Animal Hosts, Their Susceptibility and Pattern of S. japonicum Infection
    • 3. Prevalence of S. japonicum Infection in Domestic Animals
    • 4. Effect of S. japonicum Infection on Domestic Animals
    • 5. The Role of Domestic Animals in the Transmission of Schistosomiasis
    • 6. Control Strategies for Domestic Animal Schistosomiasis and Its Effectiveness
    • 7. Challenges
  • Chapter Eleven. Health Education as an Important Component in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Background
    • 2. Application of Health Education and Health Promotion in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme
    • 3. Prospects and Challenges
    • 4. Conclusion
  • Chapter Twelve. Policy Support and Resources Mobilization for the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. In the Early Years After the Founding of The People's Republic of China from 1949 to 1959
    • 3. In the 20th Century From 1960s to 1980s
    • 4. From the Late 1980s to the End of the 20th Century
    • 5. Since the 21st Century
    • 6. Recommendations
    • 7. Challenges
    • 8. The Way Forward
  • Chapter Thirteen. New Anti-Schistosoma Approaches in The People's Republic of China: Development of Diagnostics, Vaccines and Other New Techniques Belonging to the ‘Omics’ Group
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Material and Methods
    • 3. Current Research State
    • 4. Conclusions and Recommendations
  • Chapter Fourteen. Development and Application of Diagnostics in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme in The People's Republic of China
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Historical Review of Diagnostic Tools
    • 3. Diagnostic Applications in the National Schistosomiasis Control Programme
    • 4. Quality Control
    • 5. Current Challenges
    • 6. Conclusions
  • Chapter Fifteen. China–Africa and China–Asia Collaboration on Schistosomiasis Control: A SWOT Analysis
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Cooperation Between The People's Republic of China and Endemic Countries in Africa and Asia
    • 3. Priorities in China – Africa/Asia collaboration
    • 4. Current status
    • 5. Conclusions
  • Index
  • Contents of Volumes in This Series
    • Volume 41
    • Volume 42
    • Volume 43
    • Volume 44
    • Volume 45
    • Volume 46
    • Volume 47
    • Volume 48
    • Volume 49
    • Volume 50
    • Volume 51
    • Volume 52
    • Volume 53
    • Volume 54
    • Volume 55
    • Volume 56
    • Volume 57
    • Volume 58
    • Volume 59
    • Volume 60
    • Volume 61
    • Volume 62
    • Volume 63
    • Volume 64
    • Volume 65
    • Volume 66
    • Volume 67
    • Volume 68
    • Volume 69
    • Volume 70
    • Volume 71
    • Volume 72
    • Volume 73
    • Volume 74
    • Volume 75
    • Volume 76
    • Volume 77
    • Volume 78
    • Volume 79
    • Volume 80
    • Volume 81
    • Volume 82
    • Volume 83
    • Volume 84
    • Volume 85
    • Volume 86
    • Volume 87
    • Volume 88
    • Volume 89
    • Volume 90
    • Volume 91

Description

Schistosomiasis Control, the latest edition in the Advances in Parasitology series first published in 1963, contains comprehensive and up-to-date reviews on all areas of interest in contemporary parasitology.

The series includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes. The series also contains reviews of more traditional areas, such as zoology, taxonomy, and life history, which help to shape current thinking and applications. The 2014 impact factor is 6.226, with a thematic issue focus on Schistosomiasis Control.

Key Features

  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field of parasitology
  • Includes medical studies of parasites of major influence, such as Plasmodium falciparum and trypanosomes
  • Contains contributions from leading authorities and industry experts

Readership

PhD students, professors, scientists, health workers, government officers, and policy makers at various levels.


Details

No. of pages:
524
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780081011935
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128094662

About the Serial Volume Editors

Xiao-Nong Zhou Serial Volume Editor

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

Shi-Zhu Li Serial Volume Editor

Juerg Utzinger Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Swiss Tropical Institute, Basel, Switzerland

Robert Bergquist Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland