Article

Schistosomiasis risk factors based on the infection status among school-going children in the Ndumo area, uMkhanyakude district, South Africa

DOI: 10.1080/23120053.2016.1266139
Author(s): Muhubiri KabuyayaSchool of Nursing and Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, South Africa, Moses John ChimbariSchool of Nursing and Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, South Africa, Tawanda ManyangadzeSchool of Nursing and Public Health, Department of Public Health Medicine, South Africa, Samson MukaratirwaSchool of Life Sciences, South Africa

Abstract

Background: Schistosomiasis remains a public health burden in South Africa, particularly in KwaZulu-Natal. The study aimed to identify the risk factors for transmission of Schistosoma haematobium among school-going children in the Ndumo area of uMkhanyakude district, KwaZulu-Natal.

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