9 December 2012
Kenya: Fight Against Bilharzia Gets a Boost
By Diana Madegwa
Fifty-six districts have been targeted by the Public Health Ministry in a program that aims to eradicate Bilharzia. The first ever national treatment program aims to provide treatment as well as offer training on prevention measures to over 16 million Kenyans who are at risk of infection.
The disease infects over six million people annually.
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