Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute

Elimination of S. haematobium in Seasonal Transmission Sites

This study will include comparing 1) MDA as usual 2) double treatment with two closely-spaced MDAs (consistent with the recommendation based on mathematical models) 3) twice yearly MDA and 4) double MDA plus snail control.

Countries: Cote d'Ivoire
Diseases: Schistosomiasis

Cross-country analysis of CCA test for screening/mapping

POC/CCA screening/mapping tool initial Studies

Diseases: Schistosomiasis

Sustaining schistosomiasis control in Cote D'Ivoire and Kenya

MDA strategies: Sustaining control at 10 – 24% prevalence

Countries: Cote d'Ivoire | Kenya

Schistosomiasis elimination in Zanzibar

(1) Is it possible to eliminate schistosomiasis as a public health problem on Unguja in three years and to interrupt transmission in five years? (2) Is it possible to control schistosomiasis throughout Pemba (prevalence <10%) in three years and to eliminate it as a public health problem in five years? (3) What are the costs, successful strategies, barriers, etc. associated with three different interventions (MDA, vector control, and behavior change)?

Countries: Tanzania
Diseases: Schistosomiasis