A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial to Reduce Diarrheal Disease and Dengue Entomological Risk Factors in Rural Primary Schools in Colombia

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Overgaard, Hans J. ; Alexander, Neal ; Matiz, Maria Ines ; Jaramillo, Juan Felipe ; Olano, Victor Alberto ; Vargas, Sandra ; Sarmiento, Diana ; Lenhart, Audrey ; Stenström, Thor Axel (2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, volume 10, issue 11 (issn: 1935-2727, eissn: 1935-2735)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5098800, doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005106
  • Subject: Research Article | Education | Diagnostic Medicine | Earth Sciences | Natural Resources | Signs and Symptoms | Infectious Disease Control | Sociology | Infectious Diseases | wa_30 | Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Ecology and Environmental Sciences | Epidemiology | Marine and Aquatic Sciences | Water Resources | Animals | Health Care | Disease Vectors | Mosquitoes | Biology and Life Sciences | Gastroenterology and Hepatology | Insect Vectors | wc_528 | Arthropoda | Insects | Diarrhea | w_20.5 | wa_100 | RC955-962 | RA1-1270 | Water Quality | Public aspects of medicine | Schools | Social Sciences | Health Risk Analysis | Entomology | Organisms | qx_525 | Medicine and Health Sciences | Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine | Invertebrates | Zoology

Background\ud As many neglected tropical diseases are co-endemic and have common risk factors, integrated control can efficiently reduce disease burden and relieve resource-strained public health budgets. Diarrheal diseases and dengue fever are major global health probl... View more
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