Water-Associated Infectious Diseases, 1st ed. 2020
Coordonnateur : Saxena Shailendra K.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the different water-associated infectious diseases and their linked pathogens with plausible strategies for their mitigation. Although, we are in the era of 21st century having most of the advanced technologies at hand, yet water-associated infectious diseases are the major contributors towards the worldwide morbidity and mortality. The book also focuses on the various implementation strategies of sustainable hygienic conditions, discusses the robust, and reliable policies and strategies on a global aspect to provide unprivileged people access to the basic sanitation, hygiene and water. In addition, the book discusses the possible indirect effect of global warming on the spread of infectious diseases through the distribution of associated vectors.
Prof. Shailendra K. Saxena is a Vice Dean and Professor at King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India. His primary research interest is to understand molecular mechanisms of host defense during human viral infections and to develop new strategies for predictive, preventive and therapeutic strategies for them. Prof. Saxena’s work has been published in several reputed international journals with high impact factor. His work has been highly cited by numerous investigators globally and he has been honored by several prestigious National and International Awards, Fellowships and Scholarships in India and abroad, including Young Scientist Awards, BBSRC India Partnering Award and he has been named as the Global Leader in Science by The Scientist magazine (USA) and International Opinion Leader/Expert involved in the vaccination for JE by IPIC (UK). Prof Saxena has been elected as Fellow of The Royal Society of Biology UK (FRSB), The Royal Society of Chemistry UK (FRSC), The Academy of Environmental Biology, India (FAEB), Indian Virological Society (FIVS), The Biotech Research Society, India (FBRS); and Fellowship of the (European) Academy of Translational Medicine Professionals, Austria (FacadTM). He has been awarded Dr. JC Bose National Award by Department of Biotechnology (DBT, Min. of Science & Technology, Govt. of India) in Biotechnology.
Reviews evolution of pathogen causing infectious diseases
Discusses the various emerging and re-emerging water-associated infectious diseasesNovel focus on the impact of global warming on the water-associated infectious disease
Date de parution : 10-2019
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