Extent of morbidity associated with schistosomiasis infection in Malawi: a review paper

  title={Extent of morbidity associated with schistosomiasis infection in Malawi: a review paper},
  author={Austin H. N Mtethiwa and Gamba Nkwengulila and Jared S. Bakuza and Daniel Sikawa and Abigail Kazembe},
  booktitle={Infectious diseases of poverty},
Data on the extent of the burden due to schistosomiasis is sparse in most Sub-Saharan African countries. However, this data is crucial for triggering medical attention. A review of extent of morbidity and determinants associated with schistosomiasis in Malawi was therefore conducted to quantify the infection in order to concretise the need for medical intervention. A systematic and traditional search strategy was used to find literature for the review, whilst exclusion and inclusion criteria… CONTINUE READING
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