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Evaluating the variation in the projected benefit of community-wide mass treatment for schistosomiasis: Implications for future economic evaluations

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Background The majority of schistosomiasis control programmes focus on targeting school-aged children. Expanding the use of community-wide mass treatment to reach more adults is under consideration. However, it should be noted that this would require a further increase in programmatic resources, international aid, and commitment for the provision of praziquantel. Consequently, it is important to understand i) where a change of strategy would have the greatest benefit, and ii)... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13071-017-2141-5

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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Tropical Medicine
Truscott, JE More by this author
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Farrell, SH More by this author
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Turner, H
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Parasites and Vectors Journal website
Volume:
10
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1
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Article: 213
Publication date:
2017-04-28
Acceptance date:
2017-04-08
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ISSN:
1756-3305
Pubs id:
pubs:689676
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uri:e270a586-7c9d-41ba-a7e6-2e6fc5db3832
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uuid:e270a586-7c9d-41ba-a7e6-2e6fc5db3832
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pubs:689676

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