Browsing Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care by Subject "Jiggers"
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"Getting rid of the plague": jiggers removal program in Bungoma, Kenya. Community and health workers perspectives on tungiasis in a high prevalence area. (Master thesis, 2013-06-02)Objectives: Tungiasis is caused by a flea, tunga penetrans/ jiggers, which enters the epidermis of humans/ animals. The skin gets painful and itchy, and if untreated, bacterial infection occurs. Jiggers are easily transmitted ...