Schistosomiasis control in Borgu kingdom of Niger state Nigeria
Track: Public Health
Authors: Paul Fregene
GOC has spearheaded a pilot study of Schistosomiasis in Borgu region of Niger state Nigeria, where the rate of prevalence is currently at 46% and spread out over 427 communities.
Over 1700 people were screened and treated for Schistosomiasis, using orally administered Praziquantel. Health surveys were conducted in 10 communities by way of questionnaires and personal interview using community based volunteers.Data shall be presented using ARCVIEW which will educate future interventions.