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  • Posted: February 13, 2024

    Kristin Sullivan, PhD

    Dr. Kristin Sullivan supports CWW with program direction and operations. She is responsible for providing programmatic, budgetary, and governance expertise to ensure that CWW’s programs are compliant with all interests … Read more Kristin Sullivan, PhD

  • Published: December 6, 2023 | File type: External Link

    Distribution and treatment needs of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Bangladesh: A Bayesian geostatistical analysis of 2017-2020 national survey data

    Daniel J. F. Gerber,Sanjaya Dhakal,Md. Nazmul Islam,Abdullah Al Kawsar, Md. Abul Khair, Md. Mujibur Rahman, Md. Jahirul Karim, Md. Shafiqur Rahman, M. M. Aktaruzzaman, Cara Tupps, Mariana Stephens, Paul M. Emerson, Jürg Utzinger, Penelope Vounatsou

    In Bangladesh, preventive chemotherapy targeting soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections in school-age children has been implemented since 2008. To evaluate the success of this strategy, surveys were conducted between 2017 and … Read more Distribution and treatment needs of soil-transmitted helminthiasis in Bangladesh: A Bayesian geostatistical analysis of 2017-2020 national survey data

  • Published: November 26, 2023 | File type: PDF

    Prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Uganda: Results from population-based prevalence surveys in five districts

    Benjamin Tinkitina, Prudence Beinamaryo, Moses Adriko, Betty Nabatte, Moses Arinaitwe, Alfred Mubangizi, Paul Emerson, Sanjaya Dhakal, Kristin M. Sullivan

    In March and May of 2022, we conducted follow-up surveys in five districts to determine how well the deworming campaigns have reduced infection prevalence in these communities. Among surveyed groups … Read more Prevalence and intensity of soil-transmitted helminth infections in Uganda: Results from population-based prevalence surveys in five districts

  • Published: January 26, 2023 | File type: PDF

    Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil-transmitted helminth infection (Review)

    Joshua V Garn, Jennifer L Wilkers, Ashley A Meehan, Lisa M Pfadenhauer, Jacob Burns, Rubina Imtiaz, Matthew C Freeman

    Published on the Cochrane Library’s Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, the review Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil-transmitted helminth infection was written by Garn et al. … Read more Interventions to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene for preventing soil-transmitted helminth infection (Review)

  • Posted: December 21, 2022

    World NTD Day 2023

    The overarching belief that a world free of the morbidity from Neglected Tropical Diseases and Intestinal Worms is possible, is the foundation of the mission of Children Without Worms (CWW). … Read more World NTD Day 2023

  • Posted: January 26, 2022

    Monzur Patwary, PMP

    At CWW, Monzur supports the development of proposals for deworming interventions in partner countries, storytelling initiatives to highlight previous deworming efforts, and drives CWW’s partnerships with local and international project … Read more Monzur Patwary, PMP

  • Posted: August 26, 2021

    Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminth (STH) Disease-Specific Group Virtual Meeting / Réunion du groupe spécifique sur la schistosomiase et les géo-helminthes

    7 September 2021, 15:00 – 17:00 (BST/London) / 10:00 – 12:00 EDT (USA) | Virtual Platform The Schistosomiasis (SCH) and Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) Disease-Specific Group of the NNN is convening a meeting … Read more Schistosomiasis and Soil-Transmitted Helminth (STH) Disease-Specific Group Virtual Meeting / Réunion du groupe spécifique sur la schistosomiase et les géo-helminthes

  • Published: August 20, 2021 | File type: PDF

    Increasing efficiencies from integrating control and elimination programmes for soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis

    David Rollinson, Girija Sankar, Mariana Stephens, Anouk Gouvras, Johannes Waltz, Louis Albert Tchuem Tchuenté, and Rubina Imtiaz

    Children Without Worms, secretariat of The Soil-transmitted Helminth (STH) Coalition, advocates for renewed efforts of collaboration with Global Schistosomiasis (SCH) Alliance and relevant stakeholders to scale up control programs for … Read more Increasing efficiencies from integrating control and elimination programmes for soil-transmitted helminths and schistosomiasis