Health professionals' knowledge about prevention and control of leishmaniosis

Graziella Borges Alves, Talita Carolina Bragança de Oliveira, Nicole Alessandra Nodari, Larianne Maria Belloto de Francisco, Walter Bertequini Nagata, Jancarlo Ferreira Gomes, Katia Denise Saraiva Bresciani
2019 Journal of Community Medicine  
Leishmaniasis is an important worldwide disease with a zoonotic potential that presenting visceral and cutaneous clinical forms. The domestic dog is seen as the main reservoir of Leishmania spp. and for this reason, it is the target of the control program in some countries. The health professionals' knowledge about prevention and control of leishmaniasis was investigated. Through interviews with health professionals from endemic regions, it was observed that there are several conceptuais gaps
more » ... out leishmaniasis. Therefore, it is essential to put into practice the concepts of single health, bringing human, animal and environmental health, next to population.
doi:10.33582/2637-4900/1011 fatcat:36o2a4ovdjcrjmqqi62732xtwu