Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Gateway

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  • The main objective of the study was to description the risk factors contributing to the endemization and maintenance of schistosomiasis in the town of Bamako. The vicinity to snail breeding sites and parents¿ occupations were identified as the most important risk factors associated with S. haematobium infection exposure. Image: a treatment team in charge for mass drug distribution (praziquantel).
  • Ecohealth and One Health have been promoted in Southeast Asia for the last 10 years and had some promising achievements in integrated research for health, environment and agriculture. We suggest that the way forward for Ecohealth should be from a regional perspective in terms of research, training and policy translation using Ecohealth in combination with the One Health approach. Image: Ecohealth Word Clouds from the paper.