• Posted: April 5, 2022

    Mariana Stephens, MPH

    As Deputy Director, Mariana provides strategic leadership and technical direction for the CWW program. Mariana is responsible for overall management, implementation, personnel budget, and financial oversight of the program. Before … Read more Mariana Stephens, MPH

  • Posted: April 5, 2022

    Sanjaya Dhakal, PhD

    As an Epidemiologist, Sanjaya leads in the development of survey tools, provides country-specific scientific leadership in survey implementation, data management, curation, and analysis. Sanjaya brings experience in both the government … Read more Sanjaya Dhakal, PhD

  • Posted: April 5, 2022

    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

  • Posted: July 19, 2020

    NNN 2020 Annual Conference

    8-10 September 2020 | Virtual Platform

    The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Disease NGO (NNN) Conference will take place from Tuesday 8th – Thursday 10th September 2020. Originally scheduled to take place in Kathmandu, Nepal, the conference … Read more NNN 2020 Annual Conference

  • 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


    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


    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


    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


    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.

  • Posted: May 31, 2020

    Ms. Seung Lee

    Ms. Seung Lee is the Senior Director of School Health and Nutrition (SHN) at Save the Children. She has over 25 years of experience in international development specializing in health … Read more Ms. Seung Lee

  • Posted: May 30, 2020

    Dr. Bruno Levecke

    Dr. Bruno Levecke is the coordinator of Starworms, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation-funded project that aims to develop and validate tools to strengthen monitoring and surveillance of drug efficacy … Read more Dr. Bruno Levecke