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Prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth infections of children in sub-Saharan Africa, 2000-18: a geospatial analysis

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Background Driven by global targets to eliminate soil-transmitted helminths as a public health problem, governments have rapidly rolled out control programmes using school and community-based platforms. To justify and target ongoing investment, quantification of impact and identification of remaining high-risk areas are needed. We aimed to assess regional progress towards these targets.
Methods We did a continental-scale ecological analysis using a Bayes... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/s2214-109x(20)30398-3

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-6761-2325
Publisher:
Elsevier
Journal:
Lancet Global Health More from this journal
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
e52-e60
Publication date:
2021-01-01
Acceptance date:
2020-09-03
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EISSN:
2214-109X
Pmid:
33338459
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1160706
Local pid:
pubs:1160706
Deposit date:
2021-02-10

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