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Gender, Behavior, and HealthSchistosomiasis Transmission and Control in Rural Egypt$
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Samiha El Katsha and Susan Watts

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9789774247286

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.001.0001

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Community-based Approaches to Schistosomiasis Control

Community-based Approaches to Schistosomiasis Control

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(p.165) 12 Community-based Approaches to Schistosomiasis Control
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Gender, Behavior, and Health
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Samiha El Katsha

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American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774247286.003.0012

Local people's awareness and concern about schistosomiasis posses to meet the community's need. Health promotion is a useful concept which brings together the various strands involved in schistosomiasis control in the community setting. Women and men have different roles in meeting these needs, as each brings particular skills and knowledge to the resolution of specific problems. It was not surprising that no material on schistosomiasis was available at the al-Salamuniya Rural Health Unit for the use of the staff or for public distribution, although there were posters on the walls relevant to current child and maternal health programs. Appropriate to the schistosomiasis situation at that time (but not to the 1990s when S. mansoni had become the dominant form of schistosomiasis locally) they focused on S. haematobium.

Keywords:   health promotion, knowledge, resolution, schistosomiasis control, health programs

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