Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death globally,
particularly among children and young adults. This volume emphasizes the need to
effectively address emerging antimicrobial resistance, strengthen health
systems, and increase access to care. The attainable goals are to reduce
incidence, develop innovative approaches, and optimize existing tools in
Author(s): King K Holmes, Stefano Bertozzi, Barry R Bloom, and
This note has been
written with the aim of developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses
and midwives regarding infections and infectious diseases and their prevention
and control. The manual comprises seven modules. Each module is in two parts:
theory and practice, with opportunities for self-assessment through learning
activities and a workbook.
explains the following topics: Septic Shock, Hematopoietic or Lymphoreticular
Infections, Gastrointestinal Infections, Respiratory Tract Infections,
Cardiovascular Infections, Genitourinary Tract Infections, Bone and Joint
Infections, Central Nervous System Infections.
is transmitted among humans by female mosquitoes of the genus Anopheles. The
originality of this book is to offer the latest compilation on various
research, new concepts, paradigms and innovative approaches for the control of
anophelines using state-of-the-art methodologies and analysis. The 24
chapters, written by internationally recognized experts from 5 continents,
cover the rich landscape for the understanding of Anopheles mosquitoes and the
development of more effective weapons to control the vector of malaria.
The blue book: guidelines for the control of infectious diseases has
been published by the Communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit Victorian
Department of Health, to assist public health practitioners in the prevention
and control of infectious diseases.
This note explains the
following topics: Why a Children's Vaccine Initiative, Resources and Infrastructure, Vaccine Demand and
Supply, Investing in New and Improved Vaccines, Stages of Vaccine Development,
A Strategy to Enhance U.S. Participation in the Children's Vaccine Initiative,
Relevant Intellectual Property Rights Law, Public Health Service Act and
Regulatory Aspects of Vaccine Development.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine