Evidence Action Provides Lymphatic Filariasis Treatment Support to Kenyan Ministry of Health
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Evidence Action Provides Lymphatic Filariasis Treatment Support to Kenyan Ministry of Health

Evidence Action is pleased to support Kenya’s Ministry of Health and its Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Unit as it carries out mass treatment for lymphatic filariasis. Led by the government of Kenya, treatment is provided to  communities in all six of Kenya’s endemic counties, targeting over 2.3 million adults and children.

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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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