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- Subject: AFRO-NETS> Textbook-Atlas of Intestinal Infections in AIDS
- From: Daniele Dionisio <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 04:32:41 -0400 (EDT)
Textbook-Atlas of Intestinal Infections in AIDS
edited by Daniele Dionisio M.D.
published by Springer-Verlag
thanks to all the Contributors, the above editorial project is now
approaching to publication (available September 2002).
Besides the chapter authors, several high quality photographs have
also been provided by many external contributors from worldwide ref-
erence centers, such as S Croft (London School of Hygiene and Tropi-
cal Medicine, London, UK), R Weber (University-Hospital Zuerich,
Switzerland), T Van Gool (Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the
Netherlands), J Wheat (Indiana University School of Medicine, Indian-
apolis, USA), JM Orenstein (Department of Pathology, Washington Uni-
versity, Washington, USA), HL Du Pont (Houston School of Public
Health, Houston, USA), W Nittayananta (Faculty of Dentistry Songkhla
University, Songkhla,Thailand), BA Connor (New York Hospital-Cornell
Medical Center, New York, USA), E Dei-Cas and El Moukhtar Aliouat
(Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, France), and others.
JG Bartlett (Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School
of Medicine, Baltimore, USA) and S Vella (President, International
AIDS Society-IAS) accepted to write the Foreword and the Preface, re-
Based on its nature of collaborative work written by expert leaders
from all over the world, I believe this book could become a standard
in the field and take part in the educational programs to be run in
developing countries. To this aim, also a CD-ROM version has been
The book will be published under the Auspices of The Liverpool School
of Tropical Medicine, The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
(CDC), The International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care
(IAPAC), and The International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM).
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene will arrange the
publication of a review in the Transactions. A review in Clinical In-
fectious Diseases was also granted by Professor Sherwood Gorbach.
Other reviews will be published in the leading journals of The Liver-
pool School of Tropical Medicine.
Auspices have been provided by many Italian leading Institutions,
such as The Tuscany Regional Government, The Italian Society for In-
fectious and Tropical Diseases (SIMIT), The National Fighting Asso-
ciation against AIDS (ANLAIDS), The Italian Society of Migration
Medicine (SIMM), and CUAMM (Doctors with Africa). Auspices from The
International AIDS Society (IAS) are pending.
The book contents are presently under evaluation by Drs. DL Heymann
and T Turmen, Executive Directors at the WHO Headquarters in Geneva,
I am pleased to submit the book to your attention, and I wonder if
you can consider it as a useful tool for AIDS-care workers worldwide
and judge it worth of taking part in the AFRO-NETS educational pro-
Thank you for your courtesy and attention. I am looking forward to
hearing from you soon.
Daniele Dionisio M.D.
Director, Infectious Diseases Unit
Piazza Giovanni XXIII
51100 Pistoia - Italy
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