Sleeping sickness in the Lake Victoria region of British East Africa, 1900-1915
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Published by Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs] in [Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa, East.

Subjects:

  • African trypanosomiasis -- Africa, East.,
  • Medical geography -- Africa, East.

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Edition Notes

Bibliographical footnotes.

Statement[by] Harvey G. Soff.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDT1 .S915 no. 46
The Physical Object
Pagination19 l.
Number of Pages19
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5484304M
LC Control Number73230453

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Get this from a library! Sleeping sickness in the Lake Victoria region of British East Africa, [Harvey G Soff; Maxwell Graduate School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Program of . Title: Sleeping Sickness in the Lake Victoria Region of British East Africa, Created Date: Z. Kampala (Uganda): Makcrerc Col- lege, pp. 9. Soff HG () Sleeping sickness in the Lake Victoria region of British East Africa, Afr Hist Stud 2: MacKenzie JM () Experts and amateurs: tsetse flies, nagana and sleeping sickness in east and central Africa. In: MacKcnzic JM, editor. Imperialism and the natural world. Soff, H. G., ‘Sleeping Sickness in the Lake Victoria Region of British East Africa –’, African Historical Studies, vol. II, no. 2 (). Google Scholar Spencer, P., ‘Social and Demographic Processes among the Rendille and Samburu’, conference paper (UKASA, ).Cited by: 2.

In Uganda, outbreaks of Gambian sleeping sickness between the early s and s were believed to be due to population movements in the West Nile sub-region while resurgence after the . One of the characteristic features of the history of African human sleeping sickness in East Africa is the association of specific areas or foci with the disease and a cycling between periodic devastating epidemics interspersed with long periods of low-level by:   Sleeping sickness re-emerged in Uganda in the s, and continues to pose a public health and economic burden [1–3].Similar re-emergence has been reported across sub-Saharan Africa since the s, including outbreaks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Sudan [], and Angola [].In many cases, sleeping sickness outbreaks have coincided with periods of civil conflict Cited by: The history of African Bio Med Central. in the northwest of Lake Victoria, found that the drug was History of sleeping sickness in East Africa. Clin Micro-Author: Dietmar Steverding.

  Sleeping sickness was said to have been in existence around the Lake Victoria region of Uganda even before when it became a pandemic. The spike in numbers was blamed on increased trade and. Harvey G. Soff, 'Sleeping sickness in the Lake Victoria Region of British East Africa: ', African Historical Studies, Vol 2, pp ; and Brian W. Langlands, 'The sleeping sickness epidemic of Ugan- da ', Occasional paper of Mak- erere University, Kampala, ^.G. Wilson, K.R.S. Morris, I.J. Lewis and E. Krog, The Cited by: FR Retrouvez-vous dans l'univers des vieilles cartes postales, tout en jouissant du confort d'aujourd'hui. L'île de Lamu a conservé tous les parfums du passé - parcourez ses rues, promenez votre regard, vous êtes dans le Zanzibar des années 20 - mais en même temps elle a assimilé les technologies de pointe en matière de communications ou de confort. Sleeping Sickness in Eastern Africa, – around Lake Victoria and Lake Tanganyika in the early twentieth century as well as the colonial public health programs designed to control them. Mari K. Webel prioritizes local histories of populations in the Great Lakes region to put the successes and failures of a widely used colonial.