Leishmaniasis in Africa

  • WHO health topics- Leishmaniasis
    The World Health Organization's site provides basic information, fact sheets, and links to information on vaccine research and disease outbreaks.
  • TDR- Leishmaniasis
    Disease information and updates about current research provided by the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR). TDR is an independent global program of scientific collaboration co-sponsored by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the World Bank and the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • CDC- Leishmania Infection
    Page provides links to factsheet, professional information, diagnosis, and information for patients.
  • Tropical Medicine Central Resource- Chapter 46- Fevers, Leishmaniasis
    This site links to chapter the Leishmaniasis section of Chapter 46 of a 1700 page, 2 volume textbook "The Imaging of Tropical Diseases, with Epidemiological, Pathological and Clinical Corrilation". This richly illustrated online textbook chapter provides clear and extensive information on leishmaniasis for the medical professional.
  • eMedicine- Leishmaniasis (article)
    Clinical article by Conjivaram Vidyashankar, MD, Consulting Staff, Department of Pediatrics, Military Hospital, Namkum, Ranchi, India.
  • Images of Leishmaniasis for diagnosis
    Provided by DermisNET- online dermatology information service for healthcare professionals and patients.
  • Slide show- Leishmaniasis epidemiology
    Show of 37 slides provided by the Department of Molecular Parasitology at UCLA.
  • Leishmaniasis- Images
    Provided by "Bugs on the Web" of the University of Utah.
  • "Leishmaniasis" (article)
    Article by Lynden J. Roberts, Emanuela Handman and Simon J. Foote. Published in the British Medical Journal: 2000;321:801-804.