Sentinel surveillance of lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis soil transmitted helminths and malaria in rural southern Malawi.

@article{Msyamboza2010SentinelSO,
  title={Sentinel surveillance of lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis soil transmitted helminths and malaria in rural southern Malawi.},
  author={Kelias Phiri Msyamboza and Bagrey M.M. Ngwira and Richard Banda and Square Z. Mkwanda and Bernard John Brabin},
  journal={Malawi medical journal : the journal of Medical Association of Malawi},
  year={2010},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={12-4}
}
BACKGROUND Baseline prevalence and knowledge, attitude and perception (KAP) survey is a prerequisite for mass drug administration for the control of Lymphatic filariasis (LF) and other neglected tropical diseases. METHODS In preparation for the first mass drug administration for LF elimination, a baseline survey was conducted in six sentinel sites in the southern Malawi, amongst participants aged five years or more. A standard questionnaire was used to obtain data on socio-demographic factors… CONTINUE READING
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