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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 353768, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/353768
Review Article

Enhancing Schistosomiasis Control Strategy for Zimbabwe: Building on Past Experiences

Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana, P. Bag 285, Maun, Botswana

Received 20 December 2011; Accepted 20 February 2012

Academic Editor: Francisca Mutapi

Copyright © 2012 Moses J. Chimbari. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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