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The control and elimination of Schistosomiasis is a huge project and has gained an increasing amount of manpower and financial… Read more »
Soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis are the most prevalent neglected tropical diseases. In Ethiopia alone they infect… Read more »
Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases. The launch of the World Health Organization new road map to 2030.
Yesterday the World Health Organization launched a new road map to prevent, control, eliminate and eradicate a set of 20 diseases,… Read more »
The impact of mass drug administration on Schistosoma haematobium infection: what is required to achieve morbidity control and elimination?
Using an individual based stochastic model and data from two different age-intensity profiles of infection prevalence and… Read more »
Investigating the importance of the Schistosome digestive tract in host immune evasion, parasite survival and novel vaccine development
An investigation into schistosome digestive tract development reveals that the oesophageal gland, a site of protein secretion and… Read more »
In this study, researchers explored the benefits and outcomes of different treatment strategies in reducing schistosomiasis in… Read more »
Designing school-based surveys to identify areas for treatment of schistosomiasis in Sub-Saharan Africa
Using geostatistical models researchers evaluated the accuracy and cost-effectiveness of different survey designs in identifying… Read more »
A recent lab and field-based study investigated the amount and duration of chlorine needed to inactivate schistosome cercariae and… Read more »