Intestinal schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Ugandan schoolchildren: a rapid mapping assessment.

@article{Standley2009IntestinalSA,
  title={Intestinal schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Ugandan schoolchildren: a rapid mapping assessment.},
  author={Claire J. Standley and Moses Adriko and Moses Alinaitwe and Francis Kazibwe and Narcis B. Kabatereine and J Russell Stothard},
  journal={Geospatial health},
  year={2009},
  volume={4 1},
  pages={39-53}
}
Even with a national control programme in place, intestinal schistosomiasis continues to be a major public health problem in school-aged children and other community members in Uganda. This is especially the case in the environments around the Great Lakes, where disease transmission is high, such as Lake Victoria. Moreover, in the most remote areas, some schools might periodically miss large-scale drug administrations owing to inaccessibility. To provide contemporary monitoring and surveillance… CONTINUE READING
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