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The Schistosomiasis Control Initiative (SCI): Rationale, development and implementation from 2002-2008

Fenwick, A; Webster, J P; Bosque-Oliva, Elisa; Blair, L; Fleming, F M; Zhang, Y; Garba, Amadou; Stothard, J R; Gabrielli, Albis F; Clements, Archie; Kabatereine, Narcis B

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Schistosomiasis remains one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases in developing countries. After malaria, schistosomiasis is the most important tropical disease in terms of human morbidity with significant economic and public health consequences. Although schistosomiasis has recently attracted increased focus and funding for control, it has been estimated that less than 20% of the funding needed to control the disease in Africa is currently available. In this article the following issues are...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74580
Source: Parasitology
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182009990400

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