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multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in northern Cameroon

with special reference to the role of fish in snail control

by Roel Slootweg

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cameroon
    • Subjects:
    • Schistosomiasis -- Cameroon -- Prevention.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementdoor Roel Slootweg.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA644.S3 S56 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 247 p. :
      Number of Pages247
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL771023M
      LC Control Number97170435

      Although estimation of the intensity of schistosomiasis infection is an essential requirement for the implementation of control programmes, M&E, for assessment of efficacy of anti-bilharzial drugs.   Introduction. Schistosomiasis is a chronic parasitic disease caused by blood flukes of the genus Schistosoma, which are dependent on two hosts to complete their life cycle, an intermediate host (a freshwater snail) and a definitive host (a vertebrate).The adult parasites can live for decades and cause increasing damage to organ tissues (bladder, liver or intestine) and can result in mortality.

        Schistosomiasis control started at the end of the s in Laos and in in Cambodia and achieved excellent morbidity control. Several attempts of snail control in Laos have failed because of the high water of the Mekong River, which causes niclosamide to be dispersed without a relevant impact on the snail population (K. Yasuroaka, personal. Schistosomiasis Control Program Staff. Gregory Noland, Ph.D., M.P.H. Program Director, River Blindness, Lymphatic Filariasis, Schistosomiasis, and Malaria In , Gregory Noland was named director of the Carter Center’s River Blindness Elimination Program, Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Program, and Schistosomiasis Control Program, as well as the Center's Hispaniola Initiative, which.

      approach for the successful control of the disease. Clearly, these need to be integrated control measures. Keywords: Schistosomiasis, S. mansoni, S. Mansoni, epidemiology, morbidity, control, Tanzania Review Background Human schistosomiasis is second only to malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for causing severe morbidities.   Schistosomiasis control focuses on reducing disease through periodic, large-scale population treatment with praziquantel; a more comprehensive approach including potable water, adequate sanitation, and snail control would also reduce transmission.


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Multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in northern Cameroon by Roel Slootweg Download PDF EPUB FB2

Control of Snail Intermediate Host. The three major species of schistosomes that infect humans, S. mansoni, S. haematobium, and S. japonicum, are transmitted by specific genera of snails, Biomphalaria spp., Oncomelania spp., and Bulinus spp., respectively.A second water-based approach to controlling schistosomiasis is to interrupt the life cycle by interventions that impact the intermediate by: A multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in ().

Pagina-navigatie: Main; Save publication. Save as EndNote; Export to RefWorks; Title: A multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in Northern Cameroon: with special reference to the role of fish in snail control: Author: Slootweg, R. Date issued: Access Cited by: 8. The new approach to schistosomiasis control emphasizes collaboration and implementation at the primary health care level in preference to the combined use of different intervention methods.

The Expert Committee recognized that the organizational, managerial, and operational aspects of control are the major areas where progress can be made in. Slootweg, R. () A multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in Northern Cameroon, pp. Thesis, University of Leiden.

Slootweg, R., Polderman, A.M., Um, J.-P. and Robert C.-F. () An attempt to quantify the role of existing health facilities in controlling vesical schistosomiasis in rural northern by: 1.

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Slootweg Publisher: CML, LeidenAuthor: R. Slootweg. Control measures can include mass drug treatment of entire communities and targeted treatment of school-age children. Some of the problems with control of schistosomiasis include: Chemicals used to eliminate snails in freshwater sources may harm other species of animals in the water and, if treatment is not sustained, the snails may return to.

A multidisciplinary approach to schistosomiasis control in Northern Cameroon: with special reference to the role of fish in snail control. By R. Slootweg. Publisher: CML, Leiden. Year: OAI identifier: oai: Provided by:. The impact of control measures on urinary schistosomiasis in primary school children in northern Cameroon: a unique opportunity for controlled observations.

Bausch D, Cline BL. Trop. Med. Hyg., (6) MED:   Background. Human schistosomiasis is second only to malaria in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for causing severe morbidities.

Of the world's million estimated cases of schistosomiasis, 93% occur in SSA and the United Republic of Tanzania is the second country that has the highest burden of schistosomiasis in the region, Nigeria being the first [1,2].

We did a study in a schistosomiasis–fascioliasis co-endemic area of Côte d’Ivoire. • Access to, and use of, water was assessed using a mixed methods approach. • People had access to clean water and were using it for at least some activities. • Despite access to clean water, unimproved sources were used for direct consumption.

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Background. Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) are widely distributed in Cameroon. Although mass drug administration (MDA) of mebendazole is implemented nationwide, treatment with praziquantel was so far limited to the three northern regions and few health districts in the southern part of Cameroon, based on previous mapping conducted 25 years ago.

These 2 species are rarely reported causes of human infection. Many countries endemic for schistosomiasis have established control programs, but others do not. Countries where development has led to widespread improvements in sanitation and water safety, as well as successful schistosomiasis control programs, may have eliminated this disease.

Introduction. Despite numerous control efforts, the estimated worldwide prevalence of schistosomiasis has not changed over the past 50 years.More than million people are currently thought to be infected with Schistosoma spp., with the majority of these infections occurring amongst the world's poorest populations in sub-Saharan gh in more recent years the establishment of a.

In Tanzania, the first cases of schistosomiasis were reported in the early 19th century. Since then, various studies have reported prevalences of up to % in some areas. However, for many years, there have been no sustainable control programmes and systematic data from observational and control studies are very limited in the public domain.

To cover that gap, the present article reviews the. Theoretically, successful schistosomiasis control should be possible through a multidisciplinary approach focusing on chemotherapy, snail control, provision of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as well as behavioural change [6,7].

Nevertheless, elimination will be difficult to achieve in practice, and very few endemic countries have been. In northern Ethiopia, 13% of Efforts to diminish podoconiosis stigma should focus on counseling patients to live with podoconiosis and use a multidisciplinary approach to develop positive self-image through counseling.

Some social determinants of urinary schistosomiasis in Northern Cameroon: Implications for schistosomiasis control.

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The current morbidity control program indicators for intestinal and urogenital schistosomiasis of 1% and 5% heavy infection came from the mantra that “risk of morbidity is due to heavy infection,” which is based on expert opinion in the s when praziquantel was not widely available, diagnostics relied on egg identification, and morbidity.

1. Introduction. In the mids, a conceptual shift occurred in the global strategy to control schistosomiasis. There was a change in emphasis from transmission control (i.e. targeting the snail intermediate host) to morbidity control (i.e. treatment of infected people to prevent the negative health consequences of chronic infection) ().At the root of this strategy change was the advent of.SIL Cameroon: téléchargement gratuit.

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