the national schistosomiasis control programme in mali, objectives, organization, results.schistosomiasis control started regionally, in the bandiagara district, and as a component of a dam-building project in 1978. in 1982 a national programme was created. control was divided into three phases: preparation, intervention and maintenance. districts qualifyed for schistosomiasis control activities, when the prevalence for either schistosoma haematobium or schistosoma mansoni exceeded 20% and/or the prevalence of persons with intensive infections for either parasite exceeded 5%. intensi ...19883140357
schistosomiasis in dogon country, mali: identification and prevalence of the species responsible for infection in the local community.the prevalence of schistosomiasis amongst the dogon people in 4 villages and one school of the bankass district of mali was determined during 2 surveys in 1992; 1398 urine and 1199 stool samples were examined. the most common schistosome was schistosoma haematobium, with an overall prevalence of 51.3%; s. mansoni had a prevalence of 12%. no s. intercalatum egg was seen in the stools. biomphalaria pfeifferi and bulinus truncatus were found in pools at the base of the dogon cliffs; bulinus forskal ...19947886759
[geographic distribution and epidemiology of urinary schistosomiasis in mali: implications for a control program].a national survey was conducted in mali between 1986 and 1990 to determine the geographical distribution of urinary schistosomiasis in order to define an ecologically based national schistosomiasis control programme. fifty six thousand two hundreds and sixty five individuals randomly selected from 323 villages in the nine ecologically defined areas of the whole country were submitted to urine examination using filtration technique. in villages along the niger and senegal rivers, in the dogon pla ...200719434989
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