May 11,2017
Children Without Worms and STH Coalition congratulate Dr. Edridah Muheki, the recipient of the Leadership Award which is a category of the Women in Focus Awards. She received the award during a ceremo...
May 26,2011
The Izumi Foundation provides assistance to improve the health of some of the world’s poorest people who live in developing countries. Recently, the Foundation awarded its 2011 grants to several countries, including Nicaragua and Bolivia. In Nicaragua, the grant award will be used to strengthen the health education component of the country’s existing soil-transmitted helminths (STH) control program. In Bolivia, the grant award will enable the country to implement a pilot project for a mass...
January 28,2011
CWW attended UNICEF's Call to Action for WASH in Schools event in Washington DC to learn what we can all do to ensure school children around the world have adequate water and sanitation facilities in their schools. (Pictured to left: Attendee at launch of Global Call to Action for WASH in Schools. Photo Credits: Ellyn Walter, Water Advocates)       With the school year underway for millions of children around the world, the continued lack of adequate water and...
September 16,2010
9/16/10 - CWW joins the Global Call to Action for WASH in Schools led by UNICEF. CWW has joined the Global Call to Action for WASH in Schools, led by UNICEF, to urge global decision makers and development partners to prioritize investments in WASH in Schools. CWW joined a panel of other stakeholders at the Stockholm World Water Week conference (September 5-11, 2010) to highlight the critical need to increase access to hand washing and sanitary facilities in schools to prevent infection...
July 14,2010
7/14/10 - CWW treats 20 million school children in 2009 and 2010 with mebendazole donations. In 2009 and 2010, Johnson & Johnson donated over 30 million doses of mebendazole to treat 20 million school-age children in its eight recipient countries. Since the first year of the donation in 2007, Johnson & Johnson has donated over 100 million doses of mebendazole.
July 12,2010
7/12/10 - Mebendazole Advisory Committee (MAC) holds 6th meeting to discuss accomplishments and future plans for CWW. CWW's Mebendazole Advisory Committee (MAC) recently held their 6th meeting in which they discussed achievements in 2009 and CWW's 5-year strategic plan. Participants included representatives of the Carter Center, Gates Foundation, Inter-American Development Bank, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pan-American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Zerc...
May 20,2010
5/20/10 - CWW launches Global NGO Deworming Inventory web site to complement the WHO PCT databank. We've just launched the prototype for the Global NGO Deworming Inventory that will complement the WHO PCT databank with data on the deworming activities of NGOs around the world. Visit the site to learn what the Inventory is, how the data it collects will be used, and if you're eligible to participate in it. If you are eligible and have reviewed the Data Use and Sharing Policy, please c...

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