Community based methods for schistosomiasis prediction and sustainable control in Ghana

Kulinkina, Alexandra.
2017-04-18T11:39:15.589Z

Abstract: Urogenital schistosomiasis is a tropical disease transmitted through skin contact with rivers, lakes, ponds and streams that are contaminated with human waste and harbor specific aquatic snail species. Schistosomiasis is a disease of poverty with 97% of the burden concentrated in sub-Saharan Africa; school aged children being the most at risk group. The predominant control strategy in en... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011186
ID: tufts:20661
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