Who misses out with school-based health programmes? a study of schistosomiasis control in Egypt.

@article{Husein1996WhoMO,
  title={Who misses out with school-based health programmes? a study of schistosomiasis control in Egypt.},
  author={Mohamed Hassan Husein and Maha Talaat and Mohamed-I. Kotb El-Sayed and AHMAD S. EL-BADAWI and David Evans},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={362-65}
}
There has been a recent revival of interest in school-based health programmes in developing countries as a means of reducing the morbidity observed in school-aged children, of improving their physical growth and cognitive development, and of controlling transmission of disease in the community at large. This study used data collected from a large epidemiological survey of schistosomiasis in Egypt to examine what proportion of infected children missed treatment from an established national… CONTINUE READING

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