Monthly Archives: June 2020

  • Published: June 18, 2020 | File type: PDF

    All Hands on Deck: A Synchronized Whole-of-World Approach for COVID-19 Mitigation

    Shahul H Ebrahim, MD, PhD, Jiatong Zhuo MD, MSc, Ernesto Gozzer MD, MSc, Qanta A. Ahmed MD, FCCP, Rubina Imtiaz MD, et al.

    Shahul H Ebrahim, MD, PhD, Jiatong Zhuo MD, MSc, Ernesto Gozzer MD, MSc, Qanta A. Ahmed MD, FCCP, Rubina Imtiaz MD, et al. (2020). All Hands on Deck: A Synchronized … Read more All Hands on Deck: A Synchronized Whole-of-World Approach for COVID-19 Mitigation

  • Published: June 7, 2020 | File type: PDF

    ICSPM Reference Manual

    Michael Deming, MD, MPH, Consultant, Children Without Worms

    This manual describes how to conduct an Integrated Community-based Survey for Program Monitoring (ICSPM). The ICSPM is a probability household survey that measures prevalence of any STH infection and of … Read more ICSPM Reference Manual

  • Published: June 5, 2020 | File type: PDF

    CWW Factsheet

    CWW

    The CWW fact sheet provides an overview of CWW’s vision, mission, and strategies.

  • Posted: June 3, 2020

    Dr. Theresa Gyorkos

    Dr. Theresa Gyorkos is a Canadian-based researcher in global health and infectious (parasite) disease epidemiology. She has over 25 years of experience conducting population-based primary epidemiological field research in Canada … Read more Dr. Theresa Gyorkos

  • Posted: June 3, 2020

    Ascaris

    807 million – 1,221 million people are infected with Ascaris, or roundworm — making it the most common human helminthic infection in the world.

  • Posted: June 2, 2020

    Dr. Ajay Khera

    Dr. Ajay Khera is Commissioner at the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India. He is responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring child health immunization-related interventions at the … Read more Dr. Ajay Khera

  • Posted: June 2, 2020

    Hookworm

    An estimated 576 – 740 million people are infected with hookworm. Hookworm infections, while less prevalent than roundworm or whipworm infections, are responsible for the majority of deaths by STH infection.

  • Posted: June 1, 2020

    Whipworm

    An estimated 604 million – 795 million people are infected with Trichuris, or whipworm. Together with roundworm, these two STHs account for a major burden of disease worldwide.