Knowledge, attitude, and practices towards schistosomiasis among rural population in Yemen

  title={Knowledge, attitude, and practices towards schistosomiasis among rural population in Yemen},
  author={Hany Sady and Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi and Wahib Mohammed Mohsen Atroosh and Ahmed K. Al-Delaimy and Nabil A. Nasr and Salwa S. Dawaki and Mona Abdullah AL-AREEQI and Init Ithoi and Awatif Mohamed Abdulsalam and Kek Heng Chua and Johari Surin},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
Schistosomiasis is highly prevalent in Yemen, with an estimated 3 million cases, particularly among rural communities. This community-based study aims to evaluate the knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) on schistosomiasis among rural communities in Yemen. A cross-sectional study was carried out among 250 households from ten rural districts in Yemen. Overall, 400 children were screened for urogenital and intestinal schistosomiasis. Moreover, parents were interviewed using a pre-tested… CONTINUE READING
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