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Title: Tropical Disease Research Programme (World Health Organization)
Url: http://www.who.int/tdr/en/
Publisher: Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases
Description: Tropical diseases are a serious business, particularly in the developing world, so it's good to know that the World Health Organization has had an independent scientific research group working in this area since 1975. From their homepage, visitors will find sections titled "Research Results", "Grants", and "Publications". Visitors who may not be familiar with their work will want to look over the "Headline News" area, as it brings together news features on river blindness, malaria eradication, and community-led public health initiatives. The "Research Results" area is a fine way to learn more about the organization's work over the past decade, and the "Publications" area contains working papers organized by year and over two dozen valuable training aids. Additionally, visitors looking for material related to a specific tropical disease can click directly on visual icons representing malaria, leprosy, dengue, and chagas disease.
LC Classification: Bibliography. Library science. Information resources (General) -- Subject bibliography -- Medicine -- Tropical medicine
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Special situations and conditions -- Tropical medicine
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Special situations and conditions -- Tropical medicine -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Special situations and conditions -- Tropical medicine -- Periodicals. Societies. Serials
GEM Subject: Health
Health -- Disease
Social studies
Health -- Informal education
Health -- Environmental health
Health -- Consumer health
Health -- Chronic conditions
Key Concept: Health -- Diseases
Resource Type: Auto-Instructional Aids
Bibliographies
Cases
Charts and Diagrams
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FAQs
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Instructional Materials
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Orientation Materials
Overviews
Reading Materials
Science Materials
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Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Workbooks
Format: html
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Audience: College/University Instructors
Continuous Formation
General Public
Higher Education
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Professional Formation
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
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Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: WHO/TDR
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2007-07-11 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-06-28 11:20:38 (W3C-DTF)
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