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Are we on our way to achieving the 2020 goals for schistosomiasis morbidity control using current World Health Organization guidelines?

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Schistosomiasis remains an endemic parasitic disease affecting millions of people around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has set goals of controlling morbidity to be reached by 2020, along with elimination as a public health problem in certain regions by 2025. Mathematical models of parasite transmission and treatment impact have been developed to assist in controlling the morbidity caused by schistosomiasis. These models can inform and guide implementat...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1093/cid/ciy001

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM; Tropical Medicine
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-8428-3874
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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation More from this funder
Children’s Investment Fund Foundation More from this funder
University of Georgia More from this funder
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal website
Volume:
66
Issue:
S4
Pages:
S245-S252
Publication date:
2018-06-01
Acceptance date:
2018-01-06
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-6591
ISSN:
1058-4838
Pubs id:
pubs:856578
URN:
uri:18d0e923-3fc5-4e46-b8e6-718c23e16e0f
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uuid:18d0e923-3fc5-4e46-b8e6-718c23e16e0f
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pubs:856578

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