bilharzias

bilharzias

[‚bil′härz·ē·əs]
(medicine)
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Supply of 30 tons special insecticide to combat bilharzias shells along aquatic paths.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Esta vez los que rompieron a aplaudir, fueron los caracolitos conductores de las bilharzias, sonando con la suculenta racion de higado tierno que le depararia.
Two tenders for the supply of (a) 25 tons niclosamide insecticide to combat bilharzias shells, also (b) media for the Water Analyzing Dept.