Social and behavioral aspects of taenia solium and cysticercosis control in rural endemic Peru

Focus is on reducing contact of people or of their domestic pigs with infected feces present in and around the rural household, by improving corraling and defecating behaviors, as well as on promoting improved careseeking behaviors of householders already infected with taenia or owning cysticercotic pigs. Much of this behavior change work is directly applicable to the control of any other viral, bacterial or parasitic disease passed around by infected human or animal feces.

Tumbes, Peru

People

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program
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