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About tropical disease
Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen.
My name is Min-Suk Kang.
I’m second year medical student at AUSOM.
I’m a member of Medical History Class.
The date is May 29, 2007
Today, the topic of my presentation is tropical disease Area.
Now answer picture and my explanation attentively.
What is tropical disease
Tropical diseases are infectious diseases that either occur uniquely in tropical and subtropical regions (which is rare) or, more commonly, are either more widespread in the tropics or more difficult to prevent or control.
First, let’s get a knowledge about tropical disease.
Wikipedia tells “Tropical diseases are infectious diseases that either occur uniquely in tropical and subtropical regions.”
If You heard Mr.Kim’s explain, You understand tropical regions.
When you look next map, Think tropical regions.
This map display spread of tropical disease.
Red zone has six disease, orenge zone has five, yellow has four and so on.
About 56,000 deaths from Tropical diseases in Africa
Deaths from tropical diseases in world map
About 15,000 deaths from Tropical diseases in Eastern Mediterranean
About 16,000 deaths from Tropical diseases in The Americas
About 36,000 deaths from Tropical diseases in South East Asia
About 5,000 deaths in Western Pacific
This map display Deaths count from tropical diseases.
I consulted The World Health Report which was expressed by World Health Organigation in 2004.
kinds of tropical disease
Dengue Fever(breakbone fever)
So, how many kinds of tropical disease?
First, there are six tropical disease which was selected by WHO.
There are Malaria, Lymphatic Filariasis, Leprosy, Buruli ulcer, Yellow Fever, and Sleeping Sickness.
Others are Dengue Fever, Schistosomiasis, and so on.
Malaria is caused by four species of Plasmodium parasites, transmitted to humans by infected female Anopheles mosquitoes. Symptoms include a spiking fever, shaking chills, and flu-like symptoms. Anemia or liver problems may develop. If treatment is delayed, severe infection may lead to kidney failure, coma, and death.
This is Malaria’s explain. Let’s read.
Sometimes called the King of Diseases, malaria yearly strikes up to 500 million people, 90 percent of them in Africa, with up to 2.7 million deaths, mostly young children.
Approximately, 40% of the world’s population, mostly those living in the world’s poorest countries, are at risk of malaria. Every year, more than 500 million people become severely ill with malaria. Most cases and deaths are in sub-Saharan Africa. However, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and parts of Europe are also affected.