publication . Other literature type . Thesis . 2006 . Embargo end date: 01 Jan 2006

<> effect of irrigated urban agriculture on malaria, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in different settings of Côte d'Ivoire

Tanner, Marcel; Singer, Burton H.; Matthys, Barbara; Utzinger, Jürg;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Publisher: (:unav)
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Malaria is responsible for more than one million deaths every year, mainly children under the age of five years living in sub-Saharan Africa. At least one billion people harbor one or several of the three main soil-transmitted helminths, namely Ascaris lumbricoides, hookworms and Trichuris trichiura, and about 207 million people are infected with schistosomes. An estimated 70,000 people die each year from amoebiasis, caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Giardiasis, caused by Giardia duodenalis, is responsible for 2.8 million annual infections. Poor rural and urban communities in developing countries bear the highest burden of the above-mentioned diseases. Their caus...
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