Knowledge, attitudes and practices on Schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review

@inproceedings{Sacolo2018KnowledgeAA,
  title={Knowledge, attitudes and practices on Schistosomiasis in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review},
  author={Hlengiwe Sacolo and Moses J. Chimbari and Chester Kalinda},
  booktitle={BMC Infectious Diseases},
  year={2018}
}
BackgroundSchistosomiasis remains a global health problem with an estimated 250 million people in 78 countries infected, of whom 85% live in Sub-Saharan Africa. Preventive chemotherapy remains the key public health strategy to combat schistosomiasis worldwide. Recently the WHO emphasized on the use of integrative approaches in the control and elimination of schistosomiasis. However, a detailed understanding of sociocultural factors that may influence the uptake of the intended health activities… CONTINUE READING
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