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Module Reading List

Communicable Disease Control, 2021/22, Semester F02
John Walley
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Essential reading

Walley, J. and Wright J. 2010. Chapters 1,2,5, 13 and 14 particularly in Public health: an action guide to improving health. Oxford: OUP.

Webber, R. 2009. Communicable disease epidemiology and control: a global perspective. 3rd ed. Walingford: CAB International.

Holmgren, A. and Borg, G. 2010. Handbook of disease outbreaks : prevention, detection and control. Hauppage NY: Nova Science.

Jamison, D.T. et al. 2006. Disease control priorities in developing countries. 2nd ed. Washington DC: World Bank.

Sharma, M. and Atri, A. 2010. Infectious and communicable diseases, in Sharma, M. and Atri, A. Eds. Essentials of international health. Sudbury: Jones and Bartlett.

Hawker, J. et al. 2012. Communicable disease control and health protection handbook. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell.

Feachem, R.G. et al. 2010. Shrinking the malaria map: progress and prospects. Lancet. 376(9752), pp.1566-1578.

World Health Organization. 2013. Sustaining the drive to overcome the global impact of neglected topical diseases. Second WHO report on neglected tropical diseases. Geneva: WHO. Available from:

Mandell, G. L. et al. eds. 2005. Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's principles and practice of infectious diseases . 6th ed. Churchill Livingstone Inc., New York.

World Health Organization. Annual. Global tuberculosis control: WHO Report. Geneva: WHO. Available from:

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Further reading

Hargreaves, J.R. et al. 2011. The social determinants of tuberculosis: from evidence to action. American Journal of Public Health. 101, pp.654-662. 

Black, M. and Fawcett, B. 2008. The last taboo : opening the door on the global sanitation crisis. London: Earthscan.

Connolly, M.A. 2005. Communicable disease control in emergencies: a field manual . Geneva: WHO. Available from:

UNAIDS. Annual. World Malaria Report. Geneva: UNAIDS. Available from:

World Health Organization. Annual. UNAIDS report on the global AIDS epidemic. Geneva: UNAIDS. Available from:

Collins, D.C. et al. 2002. The relationship between disease control strategies and health system development: the case of TB. Health Policy . 62, pp.141-160.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation. 2013. The global burden of disease: generating evidence, guiding policy. Seattle: IHME. Available from:

Goodman, C. et al. 2000. Economic analysis of malaria control in sub-Saharan Africa . Geneva: Global Forum for Health Research, c/o World Health Organization.

Newell, J.N. 2002. The implications for TB control of the growth in numbers of private practitioners in developing countries. Bulletin of the World Health Organization . 80, pp.836-837.

World Health Organization. 2003. Treatment of tuberculosis : guidelines for national programmes . 3rd edition. Geneva: World Health Organization.

This list was last updated on 02/10/2013