Global disease eradication : the race for the last child /

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Main Author: Needham, Cynthia, 1946-
Other Authors: Canning, Richard, 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2003.
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245 1 0 |a Global disease eradication :  |b the race for the last child /  |c Cynthia A. Needham and Richard Canning. 
260 |a Washington, D.C. :  |b ASM Press,  |c c2003. 
300 |a vii, 196 p. ;  |c 24 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-186) and index. 
505 0 |a Two children -- Swamps, farms, and bad air -- Escalating pressure -- Learning from the past -- Biology plays its hand -- Social issues loom large -- Fatal inflexibility -- The price of failure -- Forward to the present -- Magic bullets -- Malaria, man, and mosquito -- Fading scars -- From golden needles to vaccine -- Moving toward control -- Thinking about eradication -- Commitment, evolution, success -- Smallpox Zero -- The smallpox dividend -- An incomplete life -- Biologic realities -- The invisible disease -- The clearing picture -- President Roosevelt's other war -- The needs of the world -- Brazil's attack -- Coming to America -- Going global -- Measures of success, or failure -- The end game -- Another virus, another vaccine -- Biologic feasibility -- Financial resources -- Political will -- Social benefit -- The next campaign -- Christopher Plowe and the Abdoulaye Djimde: malaria warriors -- Donald Ainslie Henderson: politics and public health -- William Foege: legacy of a smallpox campaign -- Sharon Bloom: when politics are local -- Philip Spradling, from primary care to the mountains of Nepal -- Kathy Kohler, fulfilling a dream -- Alice Pope: a passion for people -- Duane Kilgus: from desk to desert -- Virginia Swezy: a champion in the final leg of the race -- Steve Stewart: roads and rivers -- Fabio Leviano: opening Pandora's box -- Donald Hopkins: the blowing of a certain trumpet -- Walter Dowdle: the leader people barely know exists --Steve Cochi: turning dreams into reality -- The World Health Organization. 
650 0 |a Epidemics  |x Prevention. 
650 0 |a Communicable diseases  |x Prevention. 
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