Impact of human schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa.

  title={Impact of human schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Abiola Fatimah Adenowo and Babatunji Emmanuel Oyinloye and Bolajoko Idiat Ogunyinka and Abidemi Paul Kappo},
  journal={The Brazilian journal of infectious diseases : an official publication of the Brazilian Society of Infectious Diseases},
  volume={19 2},
Schistosomiasis, a neglected tropical disease of poverty ranks second among the most widespread parasitic disease in various nations in sub-Saharan Africa. Neglected tropical diseases are causes of about 534,000 deaths annually in sub-Saharan Africa and an estimated 57 million disability-adjusted life-years are lost annually due to the neglected tropical diseases. The neglected tropical diseases exert great health, social and financial burden on economies of households and governments… CONTINUE READING
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