Community based methods for schistosomiasis prediction and sustainable control in Ghana

Kulinkina, Alexandra.


  • 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
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