Sökning: "neglected tropical diseases"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 6 avhandlingar innehållade orden neglected tropical diseases.
Sammanfattning : Even though they account for 10% of the global disease burden and besides the new record of funding in 2018, tropical diseases are still neglected by the majority of pharmaceutical companies and public funding. The reason can be mostly found in the fact that for these diseases a conventional drug discovery process is often too expensive. LÄS MER
2. It is on my skin, on my soul, and on my life : development of a disease-specific quality of life instrument for adult patients with acute cutaneous leishmaniasis in Iran
Sammanfattning : Background: Cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), is the most common form of a group of diseases known as leishmaniases. They are caused by obligatory intracellular protozoa from the genus Leishmania and transmitted by sandflies. LÄS MER
3. Control or elimination : terms for public health interventions against tungiasis and schistosomiasis haematobium
Sammanfattning : The thesis revolves around diagnosis and treatment of tungiasis (sand flea disease) and schistosomiasis haematobium. The causing parasites, Tunga penetrans and Schistosoma haematobium, both have the ability to penetrate intact skin. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : The female mosquito Aedes aegypti is the primary urban vector of various highly infectious neglected tropical diseases. Disease transmission relies heavily on odourmediated behaviours, including e.g., sugar- and host-seeking, which are crucial during the mosquito life cycle and has dire impacts on vectorial capacity. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Background: Cervical cancer has a major impact on the lives of women worldwide, but particularly those in low-income countries. The disease can, however, be prevented by a variety of screening methods aiming to detect pre-cancerous lesions that can be treated. LÄS MER