Case Study: A Pilot to Conduct Remote Monitoring Strategies in Kenya During COVID-19

When the Government of Kenya closed schools and implemented social distancing guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19, one of our flagship programs - the Deworm the World Initiative - had to rapidly adapt to the new conditions on the ground.

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Press Release: Government of Pakistan Launches Deworm Islamabad Initiative
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Press Release: Government of Pakistan Launches Deworm Islamabad Initiative

The Government of Pakistan has initiated the “Deworm Islamabad Initiative,” targeting 570,000 children aged 5-15 in Islamabad who are at risk of infection with intestinal worms. Trained school teachers administered free-of-cost deworming medicine (mebendazole), which is universally recognized as a safe and cost-effective treatment.

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School-based Deworming: A Low-Cost Intervention Achieving High-Impact Benefits
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School-based Deworming: A Low-Cost Intervention Achieving High-Impact Benefits

There is a difference between a low-cost program and a cost-effective program. Implementing a low-cost program is not sufficient - we want to ensure that the impacts of the program are measurable and that the benefits outweigh the costs - this is what makes a program truly cost-effective. Putting these two parts of the equation - costs and benefits - together, we can estimate the value for money of our program.  

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