Health Problems of Man-Made Lakes: Anticipation and Realization, Kainji, Nigeria, and Kossou, Ivory Coast

  1. William C. Ackermann,
  2. Gilbert F. White,
  3. E.B. Worthington and
  4. J. Loreena Ivens
  1. B. B. Waddy

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM017p0765

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects

How to Cite

Waddy, B. B. (1973) Health Problems of Man-Made Lakes: Anticipation and Realization, Kainji, Nigeria, and Kossou, Ivory Coast, in Man-Made Lakes: Their Problems and Environmental Effects (eds W. C. Ackermann, G. F. White, E.B. Worthington and J. L. Ivens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM017p0765

Author Information

  1. World Health Organization, Kainji Lake Research Project, Lagos, Nigeria

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1973

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900179

Online ISBN: 9781118664117

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Keywords:

  • Health problems;
  • Man-made lakes;
  • Onchocerciasis;
  • Simulium damnosum;
  • Trypanosomiasis;
  • Water-related diseases

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Geographic Introduction

  • Health Problems of Displaced Communities

  • Health Problems of Existing Communities

  • Specific Problems of Water-Related Diseases

  • Conclusion