Elimination of Schistosomiasis Transmission in Zanzibar: Baseline Findings before the Onset of a Randomized Intervention Trial

@inproceedings{Knopp2013EliminationOS,
  title={Elimination of Schistosomiasis Transmission in Zanzibar: Baseline Findings before the Onset of a Randomized Intervention Trial},
  author={Stefanie Knopp and Bobbie Person and Shaali Makame Ame and Khalfan Abdallah Mohammed and Said Mohammed Ali and Iddi Simba Khamis and Muriel E Rabone and Fiona E Allan and Anouk N. Gouvras and Lynsey Blair and Alan Fenwick and J{\"u}rg Utzinger and David Rollinson},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Gaining and sustaining control of schistosomiasis and, whenever feasible, achieving local elimination are the year 2020 targets set by the World Health Organization. In Zanzibar, various institutions and stakeholders have joined forces to eliminate urogenital schistosomiasis within 5 years. We report baseline findings before the onset of a randomized intervention trial designed to assess the differential impact of community-based praziquantel administration, snail control, and… CONTINUE READING
Recent Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 4 times over the past 90 days. VIEW TWEETS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 31 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 101 references

Lwambo NJS (2013) Pre- and post-intervention perceptions and water contact behaviour related to schistosomiasis in north-western Tanzania

  • JR Mwanga
  • Acta Trop doi:10.1016/j.actatropica.2012.09.017
  • 2012
Highly Influential
9 Excerpts

Pre - and postintervention perceptions and water contact behaviour related to schistosomiasis in north - western Tanzania

  • L Savioli, H Dixon, UM Kisumku, KE Mott
  • Acta Trop
  • 2013

Assessing health impacts in complex eco - epidemiological settings in the humid tropics : modular baseline health surveys

  • MS Winkler, MJ Divall, +5 authors J Utzinger
  • Environ Impact Asses
  • 2012

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…