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Diarrhoeal Diseases CD-ROM
Samples of Image Collection

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Image collection
a searchable database of high quality images

  • hundreds of photographic images on each CD-ROM
  • each image is accompanied by a detailed description
  • flexible searching helps you find what you want
  • sets of images can be saved and printed for use in practicals and lectures
  • images can be displayed for side-by-side comparison

Food hygiene

Food hygiene

This image shows the handling of raw chicken in close proximity to other food which is eaten raw or without further cooking. The same utensil has been used for other food. This creates a high risk of cross contamination with pathogenic bacteria, particularly Campylobacter sp. which cause enteritis. Image from MB Skirrow.

Severe dehydration

Severe dehydration

This woman has collapsed due to severe fluid loss from cholera. She is being carried to a medical centre for urgent treatment.

Image from International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh

Ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine

Ventilated improved pit (VIP) latrine

This VIP latrine in Zimbabwe removes the excreta from the environment, is ventilated to remove the smell and is protected from flies. Smooth walls inside the latrine make it easier to clean. Hand washing facilities should be provided outside the latrine. When the pit of this latrine is full in 5 to 10 years a new one must be built. Image from C Lengeler.

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updated: 21 April, 2014

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