Tropical deseases

Enfermedades tropicales

Enfermedades tropicales

Tropical deseases

Enfermedades tropicales

This publication contains information about the main tropical diseases, many of which are considered neglected diseases by the WHO. Due to the conditions of spread of its infectious agents, the population most affected by them are the low-income sectors, who do not always have access to drinking water, food and safe housing. This book addresses the main characteristics, etiological agents, transmission mechanisms, epidemiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prophylaxis of more than 20 tropical diseases.