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Title: Schistosomiasis reinfection and community compliance in a primary health care participatory research project in Menoufia, Egypt
Authors: Khairy, Amal A.M.
Farag, Hassan
Issue Date: 1995
Language: English
Abstract: This study aimed to train local primary health care teams on sound scientific techniques for schistosomiasis case-finding, recording, treatment and follow-up in the context of primary health care; involve local community members in designing and conducting epidemiological research on schistosomiasis and follow-up of positive cases in collaboration with primary health care teams; and assess the impact of this methodology on community compliance to laboratory testing and treatment, besides the impact on rates of prevalence, intensity, incidence and reinfection
Description: 215-222
Keywords: Schistosomiasis
Patient Compliance
Primary Health Care
Community-Based Participatory Research
Recurrence
Schistosomiasis mansoni
Pilot Projects
Subject: Schistosomiasis
URI: http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/118817
ISSN: 1020-3397
Other Identifiers: http://applications.emro.who.int/emhj/0102/emhj_1995_1_2_215_222.pdf
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