Introduction /James L. A. Webb, Jr., and Tamara Giles-Vernick The long history of smallpox eradication : lessons for global health in Africa /William H. Schneider The first large-scale use of synthetic insecticide to control malaria in tropical Africa : lessons from Liberia, 1945-62 /James L. A. Webb, Jr A genealogy of treatment as prevention (TasP) : prevention, therapy, and the tensions of public health in Africa /Guillaume Lachenal The true fiasco : the treatment and prevention of severe acute malnutrition in Uganda, 1950-74 /Jennifer Tappan People, great apes, disease, and global health in the northern forests of equatorial Africa /Tamara Giles-Vernick and Stephanie Rupp Defenseless bodies and violent afflictions in a global world : blood, iatrogenesis, and hepatitis C transmission in Egypt /Anne Marie Moulin "Snake in the belly" : Africa's unhappy experience with cholera during the seventh pandemic, 1971 to the present /Myron Echenberg Male circumcision and HIV control in Africa : questioning scientific evidence and the decision-making process /Michel Garenne, Alain Giami, and Christophe Perrey Heroin use, trafficking, and intervention approaches in Sub-Saharan Africa : local and global contexts /Sheryl McCurdy and Haruka Maruyama.
"Global Health in Africa had its beginnings in 2008, at a one-day workshop at Princeton University"--Acknowledgements.
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Print version: Global health in Africa : historical perspectives on disease control. Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2013 viii, 246 pages Perspectives on global health