November 7,2017
Children Without Worms is looking for a Research Admin Coordinator. Please click here to view the full description. The position will support technical initiatives and operational functio...
February 10,2014
In September 2013, CWW joined the WASHplus program of FHI 360 to conduct a USAID-sponsored assessment in Bangladesh of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and STH control landscapes. The assessment sought to identify opportunities for collaboration between stakeholders in the WASH and STH control sectors. Click "Read More" for the full article.   In Bangladesh, considerable achievements have been made in improving the health of the population over the past 25 years....
February 10,2014
In September 2013, CWW joined the WASHplus program of FHI 360 to conduct a USAID-sponsored assessment in Bangladesh of the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and STH control landscapes. The assessment sought to identify opportunities for collaboration between stakeholders in the WASH and STH control sectors. In Bangladesh, considerable achievements have been made in improving the health of the population over the past 25 years. Infant and child mortality has declined drama...
September 27,2013
Panel on STH at the opening of UN General Assembly's 68th session Cross-posted from End the Neglect. By Deborah Elson. “What we want to do is produce quality of life for the people.” – H.E. John A. Kufuor, President of the Republic of Ghana (2001-2009) and Global Network NTD Special Envoy We have been anxiously awaiting the United Nations General Assembly’s (UNGA) sixty-eighth kick-off session, “The Post-2015 Development Agenda: Setting the Stage.” Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD...
September 7,2013
Read CWW's post in the Global Motherhood blog Dr. David Addiss of CWW reflects on the contributions of public-private partnerships for control of STH infection in a post in the Huffington Post's Global Motherhood blog. Read the full blog post here.
June 13,2013
At last – Recognizing the Link between WASH and STH. Reflections on the importance of WASH for STH control in Latin America. By William Lin, Director of Worldwide Corporate Contributions at Johnson & Johnson (cross-posted from InterAction.org) The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) recently released a report on soil transmitted helminthes (STH) infection in the Americas and Caribbean, indicating that approximately 46 million children in that region alone are infect...
June 4,2013
Children Without Worms (CWW) has supported national Ministries of Health and Ministries of Education in implementing comprehensive programs to control soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). Eight years later, we are celebrating progress made with our partners and resolving to build on these accomplishments to support the achievement of long-term global STH control.  When Children Without Worms (CWW) was formed in 2006, our primary focus was the allocation and management...
April 9,2013
Celebrating progress towards better coordination and collaboration between the WASH and NTD sectors   Atlanta Symposium for World Water Day 2013 by Stephanie Ogden, WASH/NTD Coordinator Cross-posted from the International Trachoma Initiative On March 22, 2013 we raised glasses of clean water in celebration World Water Day, and to the importance of water access in human and environmental health and well-being. In addition to the official World Water Day events, Atlanta-b...
January 30,2013
The newest issue of the Quarterly Dose newsletter is now available. CWW is pleased to present our first newsletter of 2013. CWW Director Dr. David Addiss introduces us to this issue of the Quarterly Dose, which highlights the increased collaboration between the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and neglected tropical diseases (NTD) sectors. This issue also includes our first newsletter article available in both English and French, featuring the accomplishments of the Madagascar soil-...
October 19,2012
Read David Addiss's report on CWW's Technical Assistance Workshops. Regional Technical Assistance Workshops for Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis Control “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” - African Proverb   Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a bold new goal of eliminating soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) as a public health problem in children by 2020. Achieving this goal will require annual deworming...

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