Schistosomiasis: FCT Targets 75% School Age Children In Massive Deworming Exercise 


BY PATIENCE IVIE IHEJIRIKA, Abuja With Nigeria having the highest burden of tropical diseases in Africa, massive deworming exercise is ongoing in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), targeting 75 per cent of school age children. Schistosomiasis, one of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), is a parasitic disease caused by parasitic worms that can cause acute and chronic […]

Source: Leadership Newspaper