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Report of the WHO Expert Consultation on Foodborne Trematode Infections and Taeniasis/Cysticercosis

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General Info
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
10/2009 - 10/2009
Data type
Summary 

This document is the product of a meeting (the Expert Consultation on Foodborne Trematode Infections and Taeniasis/Cysticercosis) which took place from 12-16 October, 2009, in Vientiane, Laos. The meeting's main objective was to address a lack of guidance and resources related to the control of foodborne trematode infections and taeniasis/cysticercosis. This report provides recommendations for managing treatment and supporting program managers in affected countries. 

Citation
Publication year 
2011
Suggested citation 
World Health Organization (WHO). Report of the WHO Expert Consultation on Foodborne Trematode Infections and Taeniasis/Cysticercosis. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization (WHO), 2011.