The 44 Cent Treatment That Dramatically Changed Lives in Kenya

A landmark study offers new evidence of the long-term benefits of school-based deworming. As an organization that supports deworming for hundreds of millions of children each year, this study further proves the efficacy of our work.

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A Methodological Assessment: Understanding the Prevalence and Intensity of Soil-Transmitted Helminths in India

Evidence Action has supported the Government of India’s National Deworming Day program since 2015. Our technical support includes the periodic assessment of worm burden, to help determine treatment strategy. We recently conducted an assessment to inform the best and most cost-effective approach for these surveys, which is the topic of this blog.

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Vietnam is Now Successfully Conducting Deworming Without Us
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Vietnam is Now Successfully Conducting Deworming Without Us

In 2014, we partnered with Thrive Networks, with funding from Dubai Cares, to support the Government of Vietnam’s school-based deworming program. We tailored our approach to the government’s needs: support to improve the delivery, reach, and monitoring of their program in ways that would enhance already significant coverage and cost-effectiveness, while bolstering confidence in its impact. Vietnam is now successfully conducting deworming without us.

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