Resources

The links below will direct you to overviews of each disease. You may consult other sources, of course, including print sources (e.g., medical books). You will also need to get information on each disease in the Philippines from our local experts and references.

Malaria
http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/
http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/9802/25/philippines.malaria/
http://unisci.com/stories/20021/0222025.htm

All About Typhoid Fever
http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/refpages/refarticle.aspx?refid=761563010
http://www.who.int/vaccines-diseases/diseases/typhoid_fever.shtml

http://healthlink.mcw.edu/article/955158962.html
http://www.edcp.org/factsheets/typhoid.html

All about dengue fever
http://www.medicinenet.com/dengue_fever/article.htm
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001374.htm (Click on the buttons under “Contents of this page”)
http://www.umm.edu/travel/dengue.htm
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dvbid/dengue/index.htm

Tuberculosis
http://www.medicinenet.com/tuberculosis/article.htm
http://www.aidsmeds.com/OIs/TB1.htm (Click on the buttons on the right for more information)
http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/tb/faqs/qa.htm

Schistosomiasis
http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=5416
http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dpd/parasites/schistosomiasis/factsht_schistosomiasis.htm
http://www-micro.msb.le.ac.uk/224/Schisto.html

Diabetes
http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/intro/index.htm (Click on the links)
http://www.diabetes.org/about-diabetes.jsp
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs138/en/

Cholera
http://www.who.int/csr/disease/cholera/globaltaskforce/en/ (Click on the links to find more information)
http://www.disasterrelief.org/Disasters/971112cholera/
http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/~MOW/chap7.html

Influenza
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs211/en/
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/tutorials/influenza/id439101.html (Click on the links in this an interactive module)
http://www2.niaid.nih.gov/newsroom/focuson/flu04/background.htm

Hepatitis B
http://www.who.int/emc-documents/hepatitis/docs/whocdscsrlyo20022/introduction/introduction.html (Click on the buttons in the menu bar on the left to find out more)
http://www.hepfi.org/living/liv_abc.html
http://www.hepnet.com/hkn/b11.html
http://www.hepb.org/02-0119.hepb (Click on the links on the left)

Leprosy
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs101/en/
http://www.emedicine.com/derm/topic223.htm
http://w3.whosea.org/leprosy/introduction.htm (Click on the buttons on the menu bar on the left-hand side of the page for more information)

Measles
http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/communicable_diseases/en/measles.htm
http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/lung/measles.html
http://www.cdc.gov/nip/diseases/measles/faqs.htm