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The burden of moderate-to-heavy soil-transmitted helminth infections among rural malaysian aborigines: an urgent need for an integrated control programme

Overview of attention for article published in Parasites & Vectors, December 2011
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Title
The burden of moderate-to-heavy soil-transmitted helminth infections among rural malaysian aborigines: an urgent need for an integrated control programme
Published in
Parasites & Vectors, December 2011
DOI 10.1186/1756-3305-4-242
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Authors

Abdulhamid Ahmed, Hesham M Al-Mekhlafi, Seow Huey Choy, Init Ithoi, Abdulelah H Al-Adhroey, Awatif M Abdulsalam, Johari Surin

Abstract

Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections, among the most common neglected tropical diseases, continue to be a major threat to the health and socioeconomic wellbeing of infected people especially children in developing countries.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Malaysia 2 2%
Ethiopia 1 <1%
Switzerland 1 <1%
Indonesia 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Unknown 121 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 23 18%
Student > Master 23 18%
Researcher 20 16%
Student > Postgraduate 15 12%
Student > Ph. D. Student 11 9%
Other 27 21%
Unknown 9 7%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 35 27%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 23 18%
Environmental Science 10 8%
Nursing and Health Professions 7 5%
Psychology 5 4%
Other 29 23%
Unknown 19 15%

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