Schistosomiasis Symposium | 13th CUHAS Scientific Graduation Conference

8-9 Nov 2023
Mwanza, Tanzania

13Th CUHAS-BUGANDO Graduation Scientific Conference will be held 8-9th November 2023 at the Malaika Beach Resort Hotel, Mwanza, Tanzania. This year's theme is 'Twenty years of CUHAS Collaborative Research for the Transformation of Health Services: Susscess, Challenges and Prospects. 

As part of the conference, a Schistosomiasis Symposium will be held as a Parallel Session. The following are the sub-themes for the symposium:

  • Schistosomiasis epidemiology
  • Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS): current status and gaps
  • Schistosomiasis Control: the role of sub-districts and micro-planning
  • Towards schistosomiasis elimination: The role of water, sanitation and hygiene
  • The current status and gaps in pediatric schistosomiasis
  • Schistosomiasis diagnostics: Current status, challenges and future options
  • The role of imaging in schistosomiasis epidemiology and management of chrocnic complications
  • Co-infections of schistosomiasis with other tropical diseases
  • Snails and malacology

Call for Abstracts

Abstract submissions are invited to be submitted to: graduationconference [at] gmail [dot] com; cc' mshana72 [at] bugando [dot] ac [dot] tz

The structured abstract should include:

Background; Methods; Results; Conclusion; Keywords (3-5)

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