Schistosomiasis

Schistosomiasis, also known as snail fever and bilharzia, is a disease caused by parasitic flatworms called schistosomes. The urinary tract or the intestines may be infected. Symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, bloody stool, or blood in the urine. Those who have been infected for a long time may experience liver damage, kidney failure, infertility, or bladder cancer. In children, it may cause poor growth and learning difficulty.The disease is spread by contact with fresh water contaminated with the parasites. These parasites are released from infected freshwater snails. The disease is especially common among children in developing countries, as they are …

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World Bank Group · 11 November 2021 English

of Isolation Facilities of DOH Hospitals - Schistosomiasis Hospital IBRD / 91050 Strengthening Emergency


World Bank Group · 8 November 2021 English

This note looks at the World Bank's engagement in transboundary waters in West Africa over the past twenty years to derive lessons that can inform and influence any future engagement …

while reducing the prevalence of malaria and schistosomiasis. In the Niger Basin, 15 years of World Bank water-borne diseases ( particularly malaria and schistosomiasis) and the proliferation of invasive vegetation tropical diseases (in addition to malaria and schistosomiasis). The second phase, which is still ongoing reductions in the prevalence of malaria and schistosomiasis in the Senegal basin, which had increased significantly reduced the prevalence of malaria and schistosomiasis in the Senegal basin, which had increased


World Bank Group · 7 November 2021 English

of Isolation Facilities of DOH Hospitals - Schistosomiasis Hospital IBRD / 91050 Strengthening Emergency


NBER · 4 November 2021 English

Each year, around 500,000 children under 5 die from diarrhea, making it the third-leading cause of death in this age group. More than 80 percent of these deaths are attributable …

DALY averted for Insecticide-Treated Nets and schistosomiasis deworming is between USD 5 to 31 (Jamison


WHO · 29 October 2021 French

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UNISDR · 30 September 2021 English

The development of the profiles involved a wide range of scientific experts from: The role of the TWG was to develop technical recommenda- • United Nations agencies and scientific networks …

Filariasis, Mycetoma, Onchocerciasis, Rabies, Schistosomiasis, Soil-transmitted Helminths (Ascaris, Hookworm Disease); lymphatic filariasis; onchocerciasis; schistosomiasis; soil-transmitted helminths; and trachoma (CDC deaths from diseases such as malaria, dengue, schistosomiasis, human African trypanoso- miasis, leishmaniasis Parasite West Nile fever Virus Aquatic snails Schistosomiasis (bilharziasis) Parasite Blackflies Onchocerciasis


WHO · 24 September 2021 French

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lymphatic filariasis (LF), onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminthiases (STH) and 249 788 190 620 177 613 144 421 1 617 064 Schistosomiasis – Schistosomiase 24 264 26 964 52 821 72 onchocerciasis, 429 million for STH, 66.1 million for schistosomiasis and 32.8 million for trachoma. During MDA only Brazil implemented treatments against schistosomiasis in the Region, reaching 3274 indi- viduals STH: soil-transmitted helminthiases; SCH: schistosomiasis; TRA: trachoma; PreSAC: preschool-aged children;


World Bank Group · 24 September 2021 English

The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has led to unprecedented adverse social and economic impacts. Further, the pandemic has demonstrated the compounding impacts of adding yet another shock on top of …

leptospirosis, melioidosis, viral hepatitis, and schistosomiasis.84 While human development in the Mekong Basin


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