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  1. A population dynamic approach to the cost-effectiveness analysis of mass anthelmintic treatment : effects of treatment frequency on Ascaris infection.

    Article - En anglais

    This study examines the cost-effectiveness of different frequencies of mass chemotherapy in reducing helminth infection and morbidity at the community level.

    The cost-effectiveness framework utilizes a dynamic model of helminth transmission which permits the effectiveness of treatment to be expressed as some long-term reduction in infection and disease.

    Cost analysis is incorporated into this framework using an itemized cost menu and cost data from an actual control programme.

    The cost-effectiveness of mass treatment is investigated using epidemiological measures considered appropriate to Ascaris lumbricoides infection in both a high and low transmission area.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ascaridiase, Nématodose, Helminthiase, Parasitose, Infection, Programme sanitaire, Aspect économique, Homme, Efficacité traitement, Lutte sanitaire, Campagne de masse, Montserrat, Antilles, Amérique Centrale, Amérique, Traitement, Chimiothérapie, Antiparasitaire, Anthelminthique, Chimioprophylaxy

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Ascariasis, Nematod disease, Helminthiasis, Parasitosis, Infection, Sanitary program, Economic aspect, Human, Treatment efficiency, Sanitary control, Mass campaign, Montserrat, West Indies, Central America, America, Treatment, Chemotherapy, Parasiticid, Anthelmintic, Chemoprophylaxy

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0072605

    Code Inist : 002B05E03B1. Création : 199406.