Chapter 1. World Incidence and Prevalence of the Major Communicable Diseases

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. W. Harding le Riche

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719596.ch1

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Health of Mankind

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Health of Mankind

How to Cite

le Riche, W. H. (2008) World Incidence and Prevalence of the Major Communicable Diseases, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Health of Mankind (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719596.ch1

Author Information

  1. Department of Epidemiology and Biometrics, School of Hygiene, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1967

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700013180

Online ISBN: 9780470719596

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Keywords:

  • children's fund;
  • international monetary fund;
  • un agencies;
  • world health organization

Summary

This Chapter Contain Section Titled:

  • Concepts of Health and Disease

  • World Populations and Geographical Areas

  • A Listing of Communicable Diseases

  • Incidence and Prevalence

  • A World Estimate of Deaths Due to the Leading Communicable Diseases

  • The Six Internationally Quarantinable Diseases

  • Certain Acute Communicable Diseases

  • Infectious Diseases of More Chronic Nature

  • The Silent Diseases

  • A Concluding View

  • Discussion

  • References