Diarrhoeal Diseases CD-ROM
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'Topics in International Health' is an exciting and unique series of
educational materials for medical and life sciences students, their teachers and other
healthcare professionals. Aspects of international and tropical health are presented on a
range of CD-ROMs, each focusing on a disease (or group of diseases) of global
significance. About Topics in International
Health CD-ROM Series
This exciting new series of CD-ROMs has been developed by
the Wellcome Trust, the world's largest medical
research charity, for use as an educational resource in tropical and international health. All the information on the CD-ROMs has been reviewed by
experts to ensure that it is comprehensive, accurate, and up to date. The topics are
presented in a clear and simple format to help explain complex concepts. Three complementary resources are contained on each of
these unique CD-ROMs: a selection of interactive tutorials, an image collection,
and a glossary. The series is designed for use by medical and life science
students, researchers, and healthcare professionals. The following eight titles are presently available in the series, and
each one focuses on a disease or group of diseases or worldwide importance: Diarrhoeal Diseases, Leprosy, Schistosomiasis, Tuberculosis, Malaria,
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Trachoma and Sickle Cell Disease Further CDs, including HIV/AIDS, Nutrition and Leishmaniasis will be
released in November 1999.
Comments about the first four TIH discs
"The whole resource [Topics in International Health] is an
essential educational tool for anyone intending to work or study in the tropics"
Dr. John D. M. Taylor, Charlotte Keel Health Centre, Bristol, UK "This CD-ROM [Tuberculosis] is a teachers dream... I found
the visual and textual content superior to that of any I have thus far seen"
Dr. Genevieve Learmonth, Pathologist, Bristol, UK. "This CD-ROM [Malaria] is of a very high standard, and should be an
essential tool for all courses on malaria and for malaria control programmes"
Dr. Sylvia Meek, Malaria Consortium, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,
London, UK "This CD-ROM multimedia wonder [Sickle Cell Disease].. . is a
must-have for all health care professionals involved with sickle cell patients"
Sickle Cell Information Center, Atlanta, Georgia An excellent alternative to reading heavy textbooks.
A student at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine The overall quality is excellent.... The image collection is a
superb resource, I am most impressed with the series.
Dr. D. J. Robinson, Open University Extremely good... Educationally sound lots of learning by
Dr. G. H. Ford, Department of Biology, The Open University Very compatible with standard lectures.
A student at the London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Minimum System Requirements
- 486 DX2 or better processor (Pentium recommended)
- PC with Windows 3.1, 95/98 or NT operating system
- 16 Mb available RAM
- Monitor capable of displaying 16 bit colour (thousands of colours)
at a resolution of 800 x 600 pixels
- CD-ROM drive
- Video for Windows (can be installed from the CD-ROM)
Mac versions of the Topics in International Health
CD-ROMs are not available.
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Available to buy at low cost through
Teaching-aids At Low Cost (TALC).