Sustainability of schistosomiasis case detection based on primary health care

D Engels, B Sindayigaya, B Gryseels

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The number of cases of schistosomiasis (Schistosoma mansoni) detected in each quarter (from 1988 to 1994) via basic health services in the 6 endemic provinces of Burundi is summarized in a figure. 15 months after civil unrest in the country, the output of the programme had recovered in most endemic provinces. The sustainability of a schistosomiasis control programme which is integrated in primary health care was demonstrated
Original languageEnglish
JournalTransactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Pages (from-to)599
Publication statusPublished - 1995


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Helminthic diseases
  • Schistosomiasis
  • Case detection
  • Screening
  • Sustainability
  • Primary health care
  • Burundi
  • Africa-Central


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