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    Shailendra K. Saxena, editor.
    Summary: This book provides a comprehensive overview of the different water-associated infectious diseases and their linked pathogens with plausible strategies for their mitigation. Although we are in the era of 21st century having most of the advanced technologies at hand, yet water-associated infectious diseases are the major contributors towards the worldwide morbidity and mortality. The book also focuses on the various implementation strategies of sustainable hygienic conditions, discusses the robust, and reliable policies and strategies on a global aspect to provide unprivileged people access to the basic sanitation, hygiene and water. In addition, the book discusses the possible indirect effect of global warming on the spread of infectious diseases through the distribution of associated vectors.

    Contents:
    Chapter 1- Introduction
    Chapter 2- Etiological agents of Water Associated Infectious Diseases (WAID)
    Chapter 3- Evaluation and interplay of human water associated pathogens
    Chapter 4- Epidemiology of water associated disease
    Chapter 5- Emerging and re-emerging water associated Infectious Diseases
    Chapter 6_Impact of the climate change/global warming on the water associated infectious
    Chapter 7- Hazards associated with contaminated water
    Chapter 8- Global strategies and schemes for prevention of water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 9- Novel approaches to detect water associated infectious diseases.-Chapter 10- Treatment of water to prevent WAID
    Chapter 11- Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) in alliance with Conventional Medicine (CM) for water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 12- Treatment for water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 13- Economic assessment of water associated infectious diseases
    Chapter 14- Conclusions
    Chapter 15- Future Perspectives.
    Digital Access Springer 2020