Read more about the article Deworm Ethiopia. With a Little Help from Your Friends.
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Deworm Ethiopia. With a Little Help from Your Friends.

It takes a community of committed people to reach millions. Our Deworm the World staff and partners in Ethiopia and Kenya, through a pioneering international collaboration, are working together to ramp up a successful national school-based deworming program in Ethiopia.

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Read more about the article Sustained Adoption of a Rural Water Service: A New Systematic Review of the Evidence
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Sustained Adoption of a Rural Water Service: A New Systematic Review of the Evidence

A new review of safe water, hygiene and sanitation research seems just as interested in the question of adoption as we are. What factors affect sustained adoption of safe water, hygiene and sanitation technologies? is a systematic review of the literature completed an in-depth synthesis of 44 published studies explicitly reporting on sustained adoption. What did the authors find, and how does this evidence square with what our approach to a sustainable water service - Dispensers for Safe Water? 

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Read more about the article Worms Win, Kids Lose? Our Statement.
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Worms Win, Kids Lose? Our Statement.

The case for mass school-based deworming in endemic countries stands on two legs: First, the body of rigorous evidence that supports mass deworming as a cost-effective intervention. Second, mass treatment without first testing for infection is cheap, safe, and an efficient strategy for reaching lots of kids quickly. Claims in a recent paper by Calum Davey and colleagues and the Cochrane Review by members of the same research group that have been picked up in the press are based on flawed analysis, and could threaten an emerging public health success story.

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