Journal of Parasitology Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Knowledge and Experiences of Health Professionals in the Peripheral Management of Leishmaniasis in Morocco (ELHajeb)

Table 5

Suggestions from health professionals to improve the fight against leishmaniases in Morocco.

Percentage

Improved clinical and therapeutic case management
(i) Continuous training of health professionals, especially in areas affected by leishmaniasis4129%
(ii) Introduction of the use of rapid tests for early diagnosis of VL and appropriate management2014%
(iii) Patient adherence to treatment2316%
Prevention
(i) Promotion of health awareness and education of citizens through the media and new means of communication and social networks5740%
(ii) Vaccination of dogs and spraying of their habitat2820%
(iii) Reinforcement of vector and reservoir control1813%
(iv) Use of mosquito nets96%
(v) Improving waste management3625%
(vi) Wearing long clothes118%
Management
(i) Collaboration between different sectors, cooperation with NGOs and associations, involvement and empowerment of the population2316%
(ii) Affection of dermatologists and hygiene technicians53%
(iii) Implementation of a new control program and strategy1510%
(iv) Monitoring and evaluation32%

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