Knowledge, Attitudes, Practices and its associated risk factors related to Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in Ilam province of Iran

Fatima Ibrahim ABDULSALAM, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Science, Kano University of Science and Technology, Wudil, P.M.B. 3244 Kano-Nigeria, Tabarak Malik, Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Gondar, Ethiopia
2022 The Gazette of Medical Sciences  
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) surveys precede an awareness or intervention program, it addresses a felt need in a population in which that need exists. In an endemic region of cutaneous leishmaniasis disease occurrence, public enlightenment on its preventive and control measures is highly important. Ilam province of Iran is a provincial border town transited annually by pilgrims was reported to have the most cases of cutaneous leishmaniasis ranking highest since 2010 yet no report on KAP survey has been previously conducted.
doi:10.46766/thegms.pubheal.21111602 fatcat:trzyzxbnnrhjvkmboafczkoa7a