Compare and contrast the biology, epidemiology and pathologies caused by Tenia solium and Onchocerca volvulus. Provide a critical and comparative account of preventive measures and therapies currently used for the treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic infections.

The task of this assignment is to compare and contrast two parasitic diseases using a range of scientific publications and learning resources to produce a well-structured and well-argued essay.
• Write a 2,000-word essay with a combined maximum of 5 figures / tables / diagrams.
• The word count must be indicated on the front page, top right hand corner. Word count excludes those used in the title, figure captions, tables, in-text citation of references and in the bibliography. To ensure anonymity of marking DO NOT write your Name or Candidate Number anywhere in the document.
• Bibliography must include a minimum of 10 consulted references, in addition to any other learning resources used such as websites. References used should be a mixture of review articles, books and primary scientific literature.
• Be sure to use bibliography management software (e.g. RefWorks, EndNote) to facilitate production of your reference list as you write your essay.