Human behavior, health education and schistosomiasis control: a review.

  title={Human behavior, health education and schistosomiasis control: a review.},
  author={Helmut Kloos},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={40 11},
This paper examines the role of human behavior in schistosomiasis transmission and control in relation to health education. The literature is reviewed to identify relevant behaviors and to examine progress and constraints in health education, using the primary health care approach. The behavior model by Dunn and the PRECEDE health education model by Green and coworkers are adapted for health education in schistosomiasis control. Because of its focus on the role of individual and community vs… CONTINUE READING

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