Schistosomiasis in two Nile delta villages: an anthropological perspective.

  title={Schistosomiasis in two Nile delta villages: an anthropological perspective.},
  author={Samiha El Katsha and S. J. Watts},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  volume={2 9},
In the rapidly changing Nile delta villages, applied research for schistosomiasis control requires a holistic view of the social and environmental setting of the disease. An interdisciplinary, participatory study of two delta villages studied human behaviour in relation to disease transmission, knowledge and treatment using the insights and methods of social science, especially anthropology. Through primarily qualitative techniques such as focus group discussions and participant observation, we… CONTINUE READING