600 million school-age children are at risk of infection with parasitic worms, which threaten their health, education and development

For less than 50 cents per child, school-based deworming improves school attendance, literacy, and earnings potential

Deworm the World supports governments to massively expand school-based deworming across the globe…

To date, Deworm the World has reached 40 million children in 27 countries


This monitoring and evaluation guidance includes eight Core Indicators, which focus on national and school-level efforts to implement comprehensive school...

These appendices include data collection tools to support the collection and compilation of the eight Core Indicators of the Monitoring and Evaluation Guidance for School Health.

The Thematic Indicators focus on programme-level M&E of school health and contain a menu of around 250 indicators, largely drawn from existing M&E guidance or developed by thematic expert groups, covering 15...

This WHO report includes epidemiological data on the number of people treated for schistosomiasis in 2011.

This WHO report includes epidemiological data on the number of children treated for soil-transmitted helminthiases in 2010.



17 million school-age children were treated for parasitic worms by the Government of Bihar in partnership with Deworm the World in 2011. 

Targeting children in over 67,000 schools across 38 districts, this is the world’s largest school-based deworming program.  Find out more...

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