Infectious Diseases of Timor-Leste

Infectious Diseases of Timor-Leste is one in a series of GIDEON ebooks which explore all individual infectious diseases, drugs, vaccines, outbreaks, surveys and pathogens in every country of the world. Data are based on the GIDEON web application ( which relies on standard text books, peer-review journals, Health Ministry reports and ProMED, supplemented by an ongoing search of the medical literature.

Chapters are arranged alphabetically, by disease name. Each chapter is divided into three sections:

1. Descriptive epidemiology
2. Status of the disease in Timor-Leste
3. References

A chapter outlining the routine vaccination schedule of Timor-Leste follows the diseases chapters.

There are 368 generic infectious diseases in the world today. 245 of these are endemic, or potentially endemic, to Timor-Leste. A number of other diseases are not relevant to Timor-Leste and have not been included in this book.

In addition to endemic diseases, all published data regarding imported diseases and infection among expatriates from Timor-Leste are included.

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306 pages, 61 graphs, 148 references, 2024 edition, 2 MB PDF, ISBN: 978-1-4988-4310-2

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