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Effectiveness of a Pre-treatment Snack on the Uptake of Mass Treatment for Schistosomiasis in Uganda: a cluster randomized trial
(PLoS Med, 2014-05-13)
Background: School-based mass treatment with praziquantel is the cornerstone for schistosomiasis control in school-aged children. However, uptake of treatment among school-age children in Uganda is low in some areas. The ...
Understanding Low Up Take of Mass Treatment for Intestinal Schistosomiasis Among School Children: a qualitative study in Jinja district, Uganda.
(Cambridge University Press, 2014-04-16)
Despite attempts to control intestinal schistosomiasis through school-based mass drug administration (MDA) with praziquantel using school teachers in Uganda, less than 30% of the school children take the treatment in some ...
Association between socio economic status and schistosomiasis infection in Jinja District, Uganda
(Wiley Online Library, 2009-04-20)
Objective: To examine the role of socioeconomic situation in influencing the risk and intensity of infection with Schistosomiasis mansoni. Methods: Cross-sectional study in Walukuba Division bordering Lake Victoria, Jinja ...