Advancing control of Taenia solium taeniasis/neurocysticercosis

Free-roaming sow and piglets, Jaipur, India © Niall Corbet

02 June 2016 | Geneva -- T. solium-induced neurocysticercosis is a global public health problem with important socioeconomic impacts. Neurocysticercosis, the cause of serious, potentially lethal health conditions such as epilepsy, remains an under-recognized public health concern.

of taeniasis/cysticercosis in countries with free-roaming pigs, poor sanitation and informal animal slaughter - Endemicity of Taenia solium, 2015

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