Schistosomiasis risk is present in the whole country, including urban areas:
S. haematobium and S. mansoni are endemic throughout the country. Burkina Faso has implemented a national plan to control and eliminate Schistosomiasis resulting in reduced prevalence of the disease.
Risk of Schistosomiasis caused by: Schistosoma haematobium, Schistosoma mansoni, Schistosoma guineensis
The main intermediate host snail is: Bulinus truncatus, Bulinus globosus, Biomphalaria pfeifferi