Wormy Facts

Wormy Facts

In 2019, 94 countries needed preventive chemotherapy (PC) for STH, based on prevalence.

Wormy Facts

Wormy Facts

Globally, 576.4 million children in need of treatment were reported as treated in 2018, corresponding to an estimated global coverage of 53.7%.

Wormy Facts

Wormy Facts

In 2018, an estimated 310.5 million preschool-aged children (pre-SAC) were estimated to need PC for STH in 94 countries or territories.

Wormy Facts

Wormy Facts

Globally, 576.4 million children in need of treatment were reported as treated in 2018, corresponding to an estimated global coverage of 53.7%.

Wormy Facts

Wormy Facts

Globally, 576.4 million children in need of treatment were reported as treated in 2018, corresponding to an estimated global coverage of 53.7%.

Our work focuses on three pillars:

  • Country Support

    We support and build the capacity of national STH programs to ensure effective and efficient delivery of interventions.

  • Partnerships & Advocacy

    We build consensus among a broad group of stakeholders and seek to minimize duplication of efforts in advancing STH interventions.

  • Technical Leadership

    We provide scientific leadership to advocate for evidence-based approaches for the control of intestinal worm infections.

We acknowledge the critical support of our core funding partners:

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We aim to take the "neglect" out of Neglected Tropical Diseases such as #STH and ultimately ❌ eliminate❌ intestinal worms altogether because we know health is a human right and everyone everywhere should live without #NTDs.

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On #worldhealthday and everyday we work to #beatNTDs through strengthening national STH programs & improving partnerships. Intestinal worms 🌏 often affect the most marginalized. These worms should be eradicated so the world can be fairer and healthier for everyone!

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The Award is for those early in their career and from LMICs. Deadline 30 April.

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