Global disease eradication : the race for the last child /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Needham, Cynthia, 1946-
Other Authors: Canning, Richard, 1960-
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : ASM Press, c2003.
Table of Contents:
  • 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.