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Infectious diseases are the leading cause of death globally, particularly among children and young adults. The spreadof new pathogens and the threat of antimicrobial resistance pose particular challenges in combating these diseases. Major InfectiousDiseases identifies feasible, cost-effective packages of interventions and strategies across delivery platforms to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS,other sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, malaria, adult febrile illness, viral hepatitis, and neglected tropical diseases. The volume emphasizes the need to effectively address emerging antimicrobial resistance, strengthen health systems, and increase access to care. The attainable goals are to reduce incidence, develop innovative approaches, and optimize existing tools in resource-constrained settings.
Number of Pages: 486
Series Title: Disease Control Priorities
Publisher: World Bank
Street Date: November 3, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-42-5814