A mixed-methods approach to understanding water use and water infrastructure in a schistosomiasis-endemic community: case study of Asamama, Ghana

Kosinski, Karen Claire.
2016

Background: Surface water contaminated with human waste may transmit urogenital schistosomiasis (UGS). Water related activities that allow skin exposure place people at risk, but public health practitioners know little about whysome communities with access to improved water infrastructure have substantial surface water contact withinfectious water bodies. Community-based mixed-methods research can... read more

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Subjects
Water use--Ghana.
Water quality management--Ghana.
Water resources development--Ghana.
Schistosomiasis--Transmission--Ghana.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/008901
Original publication
KOSINSKI, K. C., KULINKINA, A., ABRAH, A. F. A., ADJEI, M. N., BREEN, K. M., CHAUDHRY, H. M., NEVIN, P. E., WARNER, S. H. & TENDULKAR, S. A. 2016. A mixed-methods approach to understanding water use and water infrastructure in a schistosomiasis-endemic community: case study of Asamama, Ghana. BMC Public Health, 16, 322.
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