Schistosomiasis elimination in Zanzibar

Review status: 
Accepted

Research question

(1) Is it possible to eliminate schistosomiasis as a public health problem on Unguja in three years and to interrupt transmission in five years? (2) Is it possible to control schistosomiasis throughout Pemba (prevalence <10%) in three years and to eliminate it as a public health problem in five years? (3) What are the costs, successful strategies, barriers, etc. associated with three different interventions (MDA, vector control, and behavior change)?

Study sites

This study is In progress

Contact

Carl Campbell

Lead institution(s)

Funding partner(s)

Tags

Disease(s)
Schistosomiasis
Research topic(s)
Elimination as a public health problem
MDA
Vector control
WASH
Study design(s)
Cross-sectional
Indicator(s)
Costs
Incidence
Prevalence