Symposium: Tungiasis in Africa – a highly neglected insect-borne disease with growing importance in resource poor communities
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Tungiasis, a parasitic skin disease caused by sand fleas (Tunga penetrans), is among the most neglected tropical diseases. The parasite has hardly received attention by entomologists for decades, resulting in a poor understanding of the disease ecology. This symposium aims to create awareness and generate interest in this debilitating zoonotic disease by presenting most recent research findings from Africa. Tungiasis control requires a ‘One Health’ approach, consequently we will invite experts from multiple disciplines to share their expertise and to highlight important knowledge gaps.
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