How Do We Calculate the Cost of Deworming?
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How Do We Calculate the Cost of Deworming?

Evidence Action’s Deworm the World Initiative calculates what it costs to deworm a child in the countries that we work in. You might have seen the ‘cost per child per year’ to treat for parasitic worms cited in our materials and that of others.

So how do we calculate that cost? In the spirit of transparency (and in hopes of clearing up any misconceptions about how we determine our supported deworming programs’ cost per child), let’s talk costing!  Here is how we calculate the cost per child/per year for deworming. 

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Ethiopia Launches National School-Based Deworming Program
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Ethiopia Launches National School-Based Deworming Program

Ethiopia Launches National Deworming Program Targeting Children: The National Program will treat one of the largest at-risk school-age populations in the world for parasitic worms. Evidence Action's Deworm the World Initiative provides technical support for the Federal Ministry of Health. 

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