The control programme for schistosomiasis in Saudi Arabia was started in 1975 as a central vertical programme.
With the adoption of the primary health care approach a pilot scheme taht integrated the control of all endemic diseases, including schistosomiasis, within the functions of primary health care centres was carried out.
In Riyadh, the scheme was started in 1984 when subcentres for the control programme were established as a first step for complete integration.
A training programme was extended to personnel in primary health care centres, including physicians, nurses, and health inspectors with the help of experts from World Health Organization (WHO).
Mots-clés Pascal : Schistosomiase, Homme, Arabie Saoudite, Formation professionnelle, Personnel sanitaire, Education sanitaire, Dépistage, Programme sanitaire, Trématodose, Helminthiase, Parasitose, Infection, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Schistosomiasis, Human, Saudi Arabia, Occupational training, Health staff, Health education, Medical screening, Sanitary program, Trematod disease, Helminthiasis, Parasitosis, Infection, Asia
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0124006
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 199406.