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Yaws as a distinct disease in Fiji.

P. Harper

Yaws as a distinct disease in Fiji.

by P. Harper

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Published by S. Bach, Government Printer in Suva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yaws -- Fiji.,
  • Skin -- Diseases -- Fiji.

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    ContributionsLynch, G. W. A.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18497246M

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The first two of these papers give the results obtained by the treatment of cases of yaws with kharsivan and arsenobillon. The work was done at the Provincial Hospital at Ra, Fiji, and was carried out during a period of six months. In cases of the series the injection of these drugs was given intravenously, in 87 intramuscularly.

Ill-effects from the injections were noted in only two of. Yaws may be locally known as pian, parangi, paru, patek, buoba, coko and tona.

How common is yaws. Yaws was nearly eradicated by a worldwide treatment program in the s. Betweenpeople from Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Cook Islands and Tokelau Islands were given injections of penicillin as part of a World Health Organisation (WHO) campaign.

In this paper Blacklock discusses critically the criteria by which yaws is judged to be a disease that is different from syphilis The florid character of the eruption in yaws, the predominance of the infection in young children, its non-venereal nature, the absence of grave nerve lesions and the fact that it is not transmitted congenitally strengthen the impression of a newcomer to the tropics Cited by: Introduction > for links to maps.

Experiments in monkeys have yielded the same results; a definite immunity was not produced by one organism against the other. I t has, Spirochaetes: Syphilis, Yaws, etc, nevertheless, been noted t h a t syphilis is uncommon in individuals who have suffered from yaws in childhood, e.g. syphilis is rare in the Fiji Isles where yaws is rife.

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Andrist S, Yolton RL. Visual characteristics of natives in Fiji, South Pacific. J Am Optom Assoc. ; View Article Google Scholar Ramke J, Brian G, du Toit R. Eye disease and care at hospital clinics in Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol.

; – pmidAuthor: Becca L. Handley, Chrissy h. Roberts, Robert Butcher. PDF | In this paper, we examine the health, diet, and lifestyle of the early inhabitants of Fiji using non-specific and specific indicators of health | Find, read and cite all the research you.

The Fijians have already adopted some of the tools of civilization; the native canoe has given place to vessels of European model, and so far as clothing is necessary, European fabrics have taken the place of the old Liku and Malo.

"Mbau," say the natives, "is adopting European fashions"—the superficial fashions that take the fancy—"and where Mbau leads others will follow in time.". PACIFIC IRISHMAN WILLIAM FLOYD and is endemic. Yaws, too, is an ancient tropical disease, so old in Fiji that the term "coka" must have been coined generations ago.

I am indebted for this information to Dr. Macu Salato, a senior Fijian medico with much experience. apparently saw distinct commercial possibilities in it, the Tahitians. Full text of "Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene" See other formats m^mm feWP'VoL.

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These days, Science staff editor Martin Enserink is busy editing stories about COVID, but two years ago he was immersed in writing a feature about a Spanish doctor’s efforts in Papua New Guinea to eradicate an infectious disease called yaws.

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Every Fijian child seems to contract yaws at some time in its life, a mistaken notion existing on the part of the parents that it strengthens the child’s physique. Elephantiasis, influenza; rheumatism, and a skin disease, thoko, also occur.

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S. WALLBRIDGE and C, W. DANIELS, in their consideration of NICHOLL'S report on yaws in the West Indies, state categorically: " The disease, as far as the West Indies are con- cerned, is of African origin," but DANIELS goes on to say that the West Indian yaws is identical with the coko of Fiji, andhe saw Cited by: