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Echinococcosis and hydatidosis is a parasitic zoonotic disease of human and animals. This disease has created public health and environment problems in all urban areas of Nepal. Based on the three year study (1993-1995) it has been revealed that the epidemiological cycle (indigenous) of Echinococcus granulosus parasite is dog-pig-dog cycle and human acquire(More)
Japanese encephalitis (JE) is the single largest cause of viral encephalitis in the world and has been endemic in Nepal since the early 1980s. Since then, it has spread from its origins in lowland plains to the Kathmandu Valley as well as in hill and mountain districts. Pigs are amplifying hosts for the virus. The Nepal government has been encouraging the(More)
Taenia solium is a predominant food-borne parasitic zoonosis (FBPZ) in Nepal. Using the PRECEDE framework, as defined by Green and Kreuter, we can identify the factors behind the high incidence of this disease. Armed with this information, we can define the actions necessary to control T. solium. In accordance with the first step of PRECEDE, social(More)
In the South Asia region vast human populations are exposed daily and with considerable intensity to close contact with vast animal populations and their excreta. There is no veterinary public health unit in the World Health Organisation (WHO) South-East Asia Regional Office (SEARO) in New Delhi (India), the Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO) in Manila(More)
Keeping in view of high prevalence of tuberculosis in far western development region in different reports, a door to door survey of 125 household was carried out randomly in Mahendra Nagar municipality ward no 13 of Kanchanpur district to pick up symptomatics suggestive of pulmonary tuberculosis and find the prevalence in the target population. A total of(More)
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