Schistosomiasis

PMA2020 Schistosomiasis was a research module created specifically for Uganda to measure the first nationally representative prevalence rate of Schistosomiasis, a highly endemic and neglected parasitic disease. Two rounds of data were collected by Makerere University School of Public Health in Kampala, in partnership with the Uganda Bureau of Statistics, the Uganda Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Division and the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative.

 

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Survey Results Summaries

PMA uses innovative mobile technology to support low-cost, rapid-turnaround surveys monitoring key health and development indicators. Surveys are completed by resident enumerators, uploaded to a central server via a mobile data network, cleaned and analyzed. Results are disseminated shortly after.

Country Survey Results Brief Indicators Report
Uganda PMA2020 Schistosomiasis, Round 2, 2017 English
Uganda PMA2020 Schistosomiasis, Round 1, 2016 English

Research in Schistosomiasis

41.9%

of children ages 2 to 4 in Uganda tested positive for schistosomiasis, making them the most at-risk age group for schistosomiasis

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