Should I get screened for sleeping sickness? A qualitative study in Kasai Province, Democratic Republic of Congo

A Mpanya, D Hendrickx, M Vuna, A Kanyinda, C Lumbala, V Tshilombo, P Mitashi, O Luboya, V Kande, M Boelaert, P Lefèvre, P Lutumba

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Original languageEnglish
JournalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)e1467
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Protozoal diseases
  • Sleeping sickness
  • Trypanosomiasis-African
  • Trypanosoma brucei
  • Vectors
  • Glossina
  • Tsetse flies
  • Control programs
  • Health care seeking behavior
  • Perceptions
  • Screening
  • Qualitative research
  • Patient's perspective
  • Treatment
  • Barriers
  • Taboo
  • Knowledge
  • Congo-Kinshasa
  • Africa-Central

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