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    • Mass drug administration and the sustainable control of schistosomiasis: Community health workers are vital for global elimination efforts 

      Inobaya, Marianette; Chau, Thao N; Ng, Shukay; MacDougall, Colin James; Olveda, Remigio M; Tallo, Veronica; Landicho, Jhoys M; Malacad, Carol M; Aligato, Mila F; Guevarra, Jerric R; Ross, Allen G P (Elsevier, 2017-11-08)
      Objectives Schistosomiasis control is centred on preventive chemotherapy through mass drug administration (MDA). However, endemic countries continue to struggle to attain target coverage rates and patient compliance. In ...
    • A new global strategy for the elimination of schistosomiasis 

      Ross, Allen G P; Chau, Thao N; Inobaya, Marianette; Olveda, Remigio M; Li, Yuesheng; Harn, Donald A (Elsevier Ltd on behalf of International Society for Infectious Diseases, 2017-01)
      Mass drug administration utilising a single oral dose of 40 mg/kg of praziquantel (PZQ) has been endorsed and advocated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for the global control and elimination of schistosomiasis. ...