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Perception and Satisfaction with Received Information Regarding Treatment for Intestinal Parasitic Infection in Cuban Patients

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.307
Pages: 
519-24
Synopsis: 
The study investigated patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution in Cuba. The results suggest that more inclusion in the treatment process could guarantee users’ compliance with health providers.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To determine the patients' perceptions and satisfaction with received information regarding treatment for intestinal parasitic infection in a public health institution.

Accepted: 
05 Jan, 2015
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e-Published: 27 May, 2015

Prevalence and Factors Associated with Intestinal Parasitic Infection among School Children from Jagüey Grande Municipality in Matanzas Province, Cuba

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.288
Pages: 
361–6
Synopsis: 
The study presents a snapshot of intestinal parasitic infections in a Cuban primary school. The high prevalence and the significant association between low personal hygiene practices with the presence of this organisms demonstrate the need to entrench good hygiene habits in the first years of life.

ABSTRACT

Background: Infections by intestinal parasites are a major public health problem worldwide, especially among children in developing countries. As the prevalence of parasitic infection is different among and within countries, there is a need for periodical prevalence evaluation to appropriate control strategies.

Accepted: 
26 Mar, 2015
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e-Published: 27 May, 2015
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