Accession Number : AD0427811


Title :   GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION AND CHANGING INCIDENCE OF PARASITES OF MAN IN THE NEAR AND MIDDLE EAST.


Descriptive Note : Progress rept., 1 Mar-1 Dec 63,


Corporate Author : PALO ALTO MEDICAL RESEARCH FOUNDATION CALIF


Personal Author(s) : Mumford,Edward P


Report Date : 02 Jan 1964


Pagination or Media Count : 3


Abstract : The objectve of the project is to continue to analysis and publishing of extensive new material assembled since the principal investigator's 1960 publication on 'The Distribution of Some Parasites of Man in the Near and Middle East.' The ultimate purpose is to investigate changing incidence of these parasites in relation to the long-term development of this important strate gic area where living standards are low and health measures commonly inadequate. Research will continue at an increased rate with the aid of nearly 100 consultants, utilizing information from nine countries concerning diseases now listed as 128. The new material will be tabulated and available upon request. (Author)


Descriptors :   *PARASITES , DISTRIBUTION , DISEASES , EPIDEMIOLOGY , PUBLIC HEALTH , MEDICINE


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE