Neglected Tropical Diseases - Sub-Saharan Africa

  • John Gyapong
  • Boakye Boatin

Part of the Neglected Tropical Diseases book series (NTD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Ghislain Sopoh, Kingsley Asiedu
    Pages 15-43
  3. Dieudonne P. Sankara, Andrew S. Korkor, Junerlyn Agua-Agum, Gautam Biswas
    Pages 45-61
  4. Pascal Lutumba, Enock Matovu, Marleen Boelaert
    Pages 63-85
  5. Asrat Hailu, Daniel Argaw Dagne, Marleen Boelaert
    Pages 87-112
  6. Benedict Okoe Quao, Ekow Amankrah-Otabir
    Pages 113-134
  7. Joseph Kamgno, Hugues Clotaire Nana-Djeunga, Marc Kouam-Kenmogne
    Pages 135-157
  8. Yao Sodahlon, Mwele Malecela, John O. Gyapong
    Pages 159-186
  9. Boakye A. Boatin, Uche Amazigo
    Pages 187-230
  10. Kebede Deribe, Fasil Tekola-Ayele, Gail Davey
    Pages 231-249
  11. Tony Danso-Appiah
    Pages 251-288
  12. Michael D. Wilson, Dziedzom K. de Souza, Irene Ayi
    Pages 289-317
  13. Teshome Gebre
    Pages 319-330
  14. Nsiire Agana, Cynthia Kwakye-Maclean, Earnest Njih Tabah
    Pages 331-348
  15. Margaret Gyapong, Alexander Nartey, Enoch Oti, Samantha Page
    Pages 349-365
  16. Daniel Boakye, Dziedzom de Souza, Moses Bockarie
    Pages 367-384
  17. Justice Nonvignon, Ernest Mensah, Frances B. da-Costa Vroom, Sam Adjei, John O. Gyapong
    Pages 385-405
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 407-414

About this book


This book provides an overview on the major neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) occurring in Sub-Saharan Africa, such as Leishmaniasis, Buruli Ulcer and Schistosomiasis. In well-structured chapters epidemiology and biology of these parasitic diseases will be discussed in detail. Further, diagnostics and therapeutic approaches as well as prevention strategies will be reviewed. The book will be of interest to basic researchers and clinicians engaged in infectious disease, tropical medicine, and parasitology, and a must-have for scientists specialized in the characteristics of the Sub-Saharan region.


disease burden epidemiology soil-transmitted infections vector control parasitology

Editors and affiliations

  • John Gyapong
    • 1
  • Boakye Boatin
    • 2
  1. 1.Ofc of Research, Innovation & DevUniversity of GhanaAccraGhana
  2. 2. Lymphatic Filariasis Support CentreUniversity of GhanaAccraGhana

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