For Girls and Women Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS) Morbid -sub-study

Research question

A pilot study on the burden of female genital schistosomiasis nested within the ongoing MORBID study set to identify meaningful and measurable targets for detecting the control of schistosomiasis-related morbidity in Africa. 

This pilot sub-study is designed to answer the following questions

I.    What is the burden of FGS in a S.haematobium endemic area in Malawi?
II.    Are the current diagnostic tools available adequate to assess the true burden of FGS
III.    What are some specific morbidity reduction goals for FGS that control programs should be aiming for?"

Study sites

This study is Completed

Contact

Katie Gass

Reference information

NTD-SC #
158.3D

Tags

Disease(s)
Schistosomiasis
Research topic(s)
Diagnostics
Morbidity management