Infectious & contagious diseases

    Applied Communicable Disease Control

    By Liza Cragg

    Paperback £27.95

    Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low-, middle- and...

    Landscapes of Disease

    By Katerina Gardikas

    Hardback £40.86

    Malaria has existed in Greece since prehistoric times. Its prevalence fluctuated depending on climatic, socioeconomic and political changes. The book focuses on the factors that contributed to the spreading of the disease in the years between independent statehood in 1830 and the elimination of malaria in the 1970s.

    Understanding West Africa\'s Ebola Epidemic: Towards a Political Economy

    Paperback £19.45

    A comprehensive critique of the socio-economic issues revealed by the world's deadliest outbreak of the Ebola virus.

    Science is Beautiful: Disease and Medicine

    By Colin Salter

    Hardback Save £5.54 = £14.46

    Science is Beautiful collects the most fascinating microscopic photographs of our diseases along with the medicines we use to treat them.Featured are some of the most illuminating microscopic images of bacteria, viruses and cancers ever captured. These photographs are profoundly fascinating - and also beautiful.

    War in the Blood

    By Chris Beyrer

    Paperback Save £0.54 = £19.45

    Builds on and expands Beyrer's innovative work on HIV in Southeast Asia, exploring new strategies for effective HIV prevention.

    How to Heal Hashimoto's

    By Marc Ryan

    Paperback Save £3.54 = £11.45

    Catching Breath: The Making and Unmaking of Tuberculosis

    Hardback £12.65

    Tuberculosis has twisted through the millennia hand-in-hand with humanity, leaving its marks on our culture, our history and our DNA, from the birth of Homo sapiens right up to the present day. TB continues to kill more people than any other infectious agent; it may be an ancient disease, but...

    Pale Rider

    By Laura Spinney

    Hardback Save £7.54 = £17.46

    With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history. The author recounts the story of the pandemic, tracing it from Alaska...

    Soft Law and Global Health Problems

    By Sharifah Sekalala

    Hardback £61.60

    A legal examination of global health governance issues relating to access to essential medicines for AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

    Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology

    Paperback Save £1.04 = £33.95

    Highly practical yet authoritative, the new edition of Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with changing health concerns. This successful book continues to outline the tools available to the infectious disease student or clinician seeking a thorough background in the epidemiology of infectious and...

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