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A cluster-randomized controlled trial to reduce diarrheal disease and dengue entomological risk factors in rural primary schools in Colombia
(Public Library of Science, 2016-11-07)
Background As many neglected tropical diseases are co-endemic and have common risk factors, integrated control can efficiently reduce disease burden and relieve resource-strained public health budgets. Diarrheal diseases ...
Detection of all four dengue serotypes in Aedes aegypti female mosquitoes collected in a rural area in Colombia
(Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, 2016-04)
The Aedes aegypti vector for dengue virus (DENV) has been reported in urban and periurban areas. The information about DENV circulation in mosquitoes in Colombian rural areas is limited, so we aimed to evaluate the presence ...
Intestinal parasitic infections and associated factors in children of three rural schools in Colombia. A cross-sectional study
(Public Library of Science, 2019-07-10)
Rural children are one of the populations that are most vulnerable to gastrointestinal parasite infections. Such diseases decrease the quality of life and result in growth and cognitive delays in the long term. This ...
Diarrhea and dengue control in rural primary schools in Colombia: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
(Biomed Central, 2012-10-03)
Background: Diarrheal diseases and dengue fever are major global health problems. Where provision of clean water is inadequate, water storage is crucial. Fecal contamination of stored water is a common source of ...
A cross-sectional survey of Aedes aegypti immature abundance in urban and rural household containers in central Colombia
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-27)
Background Aedes aegypti, the major vector of dengue, breeds in domestic water containers. The development of immature mosquitoes in such containers is influenced by various environmental, ecological and socioeconomic ...
Sostenibilidad en intervenciones para la prevención de dengue y diarrea en escuelas rurales de dos municipios de Colombia: evaluación de dos años post-proyecto
(Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública, 2018-10)
Este estudio evaluó la sostenibilidad de un conjunto de intervenciones para la prevención del dengue y la diarrea, en 33 escuelas rurales en los municipios de Anapoima y La Mesa, Colombia, dos años post-proyecto. Se midió ...