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The design of schistosomiasis monitoring and evaluation programmes: The importance of collecting adult data to inform treatment strategies for Schistosoma mansoni

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Monitoring and evaluation (M&E;) programmes are used to collect data which are required to assess the impact of current interventions on their progress towards achieving the World Health Organization (WHO) goals of morbidity control and elimination as a public health problem for schistosomiasis. Prevalence and intensity of infection data are typically collected from school-aged children (SAC) as they are relatively easy to sample and are thought to be most likely to be infected by schisto...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pntd.0006717

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Author
ORCID:
0000-0003-1510-397X
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8428-3874
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Funding agency for:
Turner, H
Grant:
089276/B/09/7
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
10
Pages:
e0006717
Publication date:
2018-10-08
Acceptance date:
2018-07-24
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EISSN:
1935-2735
ISSN:
1935-2727
Pmid:
30296257
Source identifiers:
927196
Language:
English
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pubs:927196
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uuid:08652fbe-a23c-4443-8264-0ac3e69e4bb5
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pubs:927196
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2018-12-06

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