Research Information:

Evaluation of selected control strategies against Taenia solium cysticercosis in rural pigs of Mbeya and Mbozi districts, Tanzania.

Animal Health

To assess TSOL18 vaccine and oxfendazole for control of Taenia solium cysticercosis in pigs in Mbeya and Mbozi districts

From: Tanzania Livestock Research Institute(TALIRI) (TALIRI) | 2018 | Research Done By: Kabululu M.L, PhD

Funding Source: Bill & Melinda Gates foundation; DFID

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Research Recommendation:
Taenia solium infections constitute a serious public health and economic burden in Tanzania calling for urgent control measures. Evaluation of best control options should utilize disease transmission dynamics models. Locally adapted management guidelines for people suffering from neurocysticercosis are needed.