bilharzias

bilharzias

[‚bil′härz·ē·əs]
(medicine)
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Bathing in lakes infested with tiny parasitic worms called schistosomes means he almost certainly had a disease called bilharzias, which probably caused his death.
Nasr Al-Sayed, secretary general of the National Council for Childhood and Womanhood stressed the importance of educating women, to eliminate violence, traditions like female genital mutilation and waterborne diseases like bilharzias.
In addition to all this we suffered from anachronistic diseases that the world has mostly forgotten about, such as bilharzias, dysentery and other diseases that have strange names in the local dialect.
One of TeraDiscoveries top inhibitors is for the thioredoxin/glutathione reductase protein associated with Schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzias.
Doctors now think his illness arose from schistosomiasis, also known as bilharzias.
Director of the national programme to combat bilharzias Abdullah Ushaish said the programme will target 7 million people over the next six years of those infected or vulnerable to the disease.
3rd phase to Eradicate Bilharzias to be launched in November
He also said there was a remarkable drop in the cases of bilharzias, which have dropped from 1,031 cases in 2001 to 370 cases in 2007.
Minister of Public Health and Population Abdul-Karim Rase'a took part on Saturday in the roundtable meeting, held today on the sidelines of the Conference, which thrashed out a number of health issues, topped by experience of Saudi Arabia in combating malaria, dengue fever and bilharzias.
By Philip Thon Aleu October 22, 2009 (BOR) -- Health authorities in Jonglei state today said cases of bilharzias outbreak have increased in the last two weeks with unknown deaths and at least 150 people hospitalized.