Soil-transmitted helminthiasis among mothers and their pre-school children on Unguja Island, Zanzibar with emphasis upon ascariasis.

@article{Stothard2008SoiltransmittedHA,
  title={Soil-transmitted helminthiasis among mothers and their pre-school children on Unguja Island, Zanzibar with emphasis upon ascariasis.},
  author={J. Russell Stothard and Emma Imison and Michael D. French and Jos{\'e} Carlos Sousa-Figueiredo and Iddi Simba Khamis and David Rollinson},
  journal={Parasitology},
  year={2008},
  volume={135 12},
  pages={1447-55}
}
Soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) is a scourge to the health and well-being of infants and pre-schoolchildren throughout many parts of sub-Saharan Africa. To improve maternal and child health, regular de-worming is recommended and often delivered from mother and child health (MCH) clinics, yet there have been few studies monitoring the progress and impact of interventions on local levels of disease. A cross-sectional parasitological survey, supplemented with questionnaires, was therefore… CONTINUE READING

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