Malaria and colonialism in the German colonies New Guinea and the Cameroons. Research, control, thoughts of eradication.

@article{Eckart1998MalariaAC,
  title={Malaria and colonialism in the German colonies New Guinea and the Cameroons. Research, control, thoughts of eradication.},
  author={Wolfgang U. Eckart},
  journal={Parassitologia},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 1-2},
  pages={83-90}
}
German malaria research during the colonial period took place between medical and political interests. In the field of zoological and clinical research of malaria Germany was not a pioneer. Nevertheless, Robert Koch forced by impressive Italian results tried to participate in malaria research on the field of acquired malaria immunity and by optimizing the therapeutic doses of quinine in German New Guinea. In the German Cameroons, on the other hand, the fight against malaria was completely… CONTINUE READING