Connecting Female Genital Schistosomiasis and Menstrual Hygiene Initiatives

07 April 2020
J. Russell Stothard, Maurice R. Odiere, Penelope A. Phillips-Howard

Effective future control of female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) requires an integrated and multisectoral approach, bringing together HIV, sexual and reproductive health, and reproductive rights sectors. In this article, an underappreciated but important connection between FGS and menstrual hygiene initiatives in Africa is highlighted.

Female Genital Schistosomiasis Research