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Tropical Diseases Bulletin

Tropical Diseases Bulletin

"Tropical Diseases Bulletin has been providing the latest information on infectious diseases and public health from epidemiology to diagnosis, therapy to disease prevention for over 100 years"

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Tropical Diseases Bulletin is the leading bibliographic and abstracts database for research on infectious diseases and public health in developing countries and the tropics. 

The Bulletin has been providing the latest information on infectious diseases and public health from epidemiology to diagnosis, therapy to disease prevention for over 100 years with a particular focus on patients and populations in the developing world, tropics and subtropics. Local as well as international papers are featured. As well as tropical medicine, it also includes related aspects of travel medicine and the health of marginalized populations: immigrants, refugees and indigenous peoples.
 
The Tropical Diseases Bulletin is updated weekly online, delivering highly-targeted, searchable summaries covering key English and non-English language journal articles, reports, conferences, theses and books.
 
Created and indexed by subject specialists Tropical Disease Bulletin provides access to these abstracts alongside comprehensive indexing and classification codes. The database includes a fully searchable backfile to 1973 of over 400,000 abstracts with approximately 45,000 new records added each year.
 
Tropical Diseases Bulletin is also available in print as a monthly journal with author, subject and serials cited indexes. The print backfile goes back to 1912 and was made into a fully searchable electronic database as part of the Global Health Archive.

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Chronic diseases

- epidemiology of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, mental health, obesity
- prevention and management in low resource settings
- risk factors including effects of diet or lifestyle

 
Environmental health

- epidemiological studies of environmentally-caused disease in the general population
- health consequences of environmental accidents or natural disasters
- health effects of environmental factors
- studies documenting exposure of the general population


Health services
- health care including costs

- health policy
- health promotion inc mHealth
- health service provision, training and access

 

Infectious diseases and parasitoses

- viral and prion diseases
- bacterial diseases including mycobacteria
- fungal diseases
- parasitoses including malaria, leishmaniases, schistosomiasis and filariasis

Aspects included are: nosocomial infections, opportunistic infections, food-, water- and vector-borne diseases, zoonoses, emerging infectious diseases, classic tropical diseases, and vaccination programs. 

Patient-related aspects emphasised are: diagnosis, disease course, pathology, pathogenesis, drug and non-drug therapy, epidemiology and disease transmission including transmission by vectors or risk behaviours, prevention programmes & public health campaigns , infection control, immunization, screening, case finding and clinical microbiology.

 
Nutrition

- feeding programmes
- interaction between nutrition and other diseases
- malnutrition and deficiency diseases


Public and community health

- general demography, rates of birth, death, fertility
- global burden of disease including DALYS
- health of indigenous or marginalised populations
- health of children under 5 years
- health promotion and disease prevention. Risk behaviours
- health systems
- OneHealth

 

Public health and medical zoology/entomology

- disease vectors in relation to disease transmission
- diseases caused by arthropods, including their bites and stings
- plant and animal toxins
- public health in relation to nuisance pests
- snake bites, including clinical studies and biochemistry of venoms

 

Occupational health

- accidents and injury rates and reduction
- disease prevention & screening
- health and safety including exposure monitoring
- occupational diseases

 

Reproductive health

- family planning
- maternal and infant mortality
- maternal and infant health and antenatal care
- sexual health and sexually transmitted infections

 

Traditional medicine

- indigenous knowledge
- medicinal plants
- traditional health care and health care workers

 

Travel medicine

- health of travellers
- immunization
- imported infections and illness during travel
- refugee and immigrant health in developed and developing countries
- travel advice & disease prevention in travellers

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Updates to the below Serials Cited list are produced monthly. Designation of Open Access publications are currently available in the downloadable version.

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Title ISSN
QJM 1460-2725
Qom University of Medical Sciences Journal 1735-7799
Qualitative Health Research 1049-7323
Quality of Life Research 0962-9343
Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture 0049-8599
Quest (National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education) 0033-6297
Química Nova 0100-4042