Dengue Control through Schoolchildren in Thailand

@inproceedings{Wangroongsarb2004DengueCT,
  title={Dengue Control through Schoolchildren in Thailand},
  author={Yongyuth Wangroongsarb},
  year={2004}
}
Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) was first recognized in Thailand in 1949. Although the morbidity from DHF seems to have stabilized over the past few years, the mortality and case fatality rates have been dramatically brought down. However, DHF remains a crucial public health problem, particularly for young children who are the most affected. After several trials on dengue control, a national dengue control programme was started through the schoolchildren approach in 1992. With a target of… CONTINUE READING