Tropical Diseases

  • Jan von Overbeck
  • Fajah S. Peshi


The problem of life insurance in tropical or subtropical climates can be studied from two angles: first as it applies to inhabitants of temperate zones visiting, traveling or residing in the tropics; secondly as it applies to indigenous populations. The latter, in addition to being subject to the diseases peculiar to their race, are exposed to hazards of climatic conditions and tropical disease, which may vary in severity from area to area.


Endemic Area Visceral Leishmaniasis Dengue Virus Dengue Fever Life Insurance 
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  • Jan von Overbeck
  • Fajah S. Peshi

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