Research

Purpose and Priorities

This working group is currently reviewing its priorities. Areas of particular interest are:

  • Diagnostic tools an methodologies for schistosomiasis elimination as a public health problem and verification of transmission interruption
  • Female Genital Schistosomiasis Diagnosis, Treatment and HIV
  • Areas not responding to treatment, also referred to as Hot-spot areas
  • Zoonotic aspect of schistosomiasis