Neglected tropical diseases outside the tropics
The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) cause significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Due to increased human mobility, NTDs are increasingly being reported in western countries, outside their usual geographic area of endemicity.
Risk of Schistosomiasis among recreational users of the Nile River, Uganda 2007
The final report from the study of schistosomiasis among white water rafters and kayakers in Uganda has been released. The study included 150 individuals from 22 countries.