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...
October 19,2012
November 12: CWW and SCI co-hosting symposium at ASTMH on the impact of WASH for STH and schistosomiasis control.   Symposium Event at The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH) 61st Annual Meeting Beyond MDA to Sustained Control of Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminthiasis: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Interventions Monday, November 12, 2012, 10:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia, USA For more information about...
September 7,2012
The importance of water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) activities for NTD control is discussed at the NTD NGDO Network meeting in Sydney. WASH: The silent weapon against Neglected Tropical Diseases [Cross-posted from Toilet Tour Blog, author: Georgia Savage, WaterAid Australia. Read the full blog post here.] On Tuesday 4 September, colleagues from the Fred Hollows Foundation, the University of Queensland, SightSavers, Children Without Worms and WaterAid Australia stood before a r...
January 30,2012
1/30/12 - CWW joins partners for the London Declaration on NTDs, a historic public-private effort to control or eliminate 10 NTDs by 2020. On January 30, Children Without Worms (CWW) attended the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) to lend support for accelerating progress towards the control and elimination of 10 NTDs by 2020, including soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH). During the London Declaration, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the World Healt...
June 17,2011
6/17/2011 - Reports from 2009 Global NGO Deworming Inventory and call for 2010 treatment data. We are pleased to share with you the final results of the 2009 Global NGO Deworming Inventory, available here. Reports from the 2009 Global NGO Deworming Inventory reporting are now available. Thanks to the contribution of 33 organizations, the Inventory identified 20.8 million new deworming treatments in 2009. These data are available for the global deworming community to...
May 31,2011
5/31/11 - See the main newsletter for the latest information about STH control! And be sure to sign up for the newsletter to receive all the latest information about STH!
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...

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