Volume 8 Issue 3 (2016)
Journal of Alternative Medicine Research


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5868
Journal Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, double column, softcover

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special issue: Specific health issues in the tropics

Edited by Richard R Roach, Donald E Greydanus, Dilip R Patel, and Joav Merrick


Tropical pediatrics and the competencies in United States medical education: A call for mutual recognition and appreciation
Donald E Greydanus, Colleen Dodich, Richard Roach, Dilip Patel, and Joav Merrick

Review Articles

Pediatric tropical fungal diseases
Jean-François Carod and Olivier Lortholary

Malaria and children
Richard R Roach

Tuberculosis: A communicable disease
Kamal Kamboj and Amrit K Kamboj

Waterborne gastrointestinal infection: Cholera
Larry I Lutwick and Jana Preis

Dengue virus infection: A common tropical disease
Richard R Roach and Sapna Sadarangani

Soil-transmitted helminth infections
Richard R Roach, Jashan Octain, and Elizabeth Friedman

Intestinal/lung/liver flukes: A public health concern
Richard R Roach and Christina Lang

Neurocysticercosis: A neglected tropical disease
Richard R Roach

Chagas disease: A disease in children?
Richard R Roach and Joanne Monterroso

Leishmaniasis: A public health issue
Kamal Kamboj and Amrit K Kamboj

Snakebite, children and the tropics
Richard R Roach and Jishu Das

Children, tropics and scorpion envenomation
Joav Merrick and Mohammed Morad

Childhood cancer: Burkitt lymphoma
Renuka Gera, Elna Saah, and Ajovi Scott-Emuakpor

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