Nile River, Impact on Human Health in Egypt from Pharaohs Until Now

  • Fathy Abdel-Ghaffar
  • Hassan M. Sobhy
  • Karim S. Metwaly
  • Sayed AbdEl-Monem
  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Part of the Parasitology Research Monographs book series (Parasitology Res. Monogr., volume 12)


This chapter shows the tremendous influence of the Nile on human culture reaching until today.


Egyptian health history Waterborne diseases Waterborne vectors Malaria Schistosomiasis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fathy Abdel-Ghaffar
    • 1
  • Hassan M. Sobhy
    • 2
  • Karim S. Metwaly
    • 2
  • Sayed AbdEl-Monem
    • 1
  • Heinz Mehlhorn
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Sciences, Department of ZoologyCairo UniversityGizaEgypt
  2. 2.Faculty of African Postgraduate StudiesCairo UniversityGizaEgypt
  3. 3.Parasitology InstituteDusseldorf UniversityDüsseldorfGermany

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