• Jan 29, 2012 | Deworm the World

    Deworm the World (DtW) was featured at a World Economic Forum event in Davos on January 27, 2011 to highlight key achievements of this Young Global Leader initiative. During the press conference, Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced the launch...

  • Jan 16, 2012 | World without worms

    Abby Emdin, one of World Without Worms’ cofounders, was chosen as one of the top finalists in Canada’s Next Top Young Philanthropist Contest.

    World Without Worms has received warm words of support for their efforts from Deworm the World...

  • Dec 23, 2011 | DtW Holiday Appeal

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  • Dec 19, 2011 | African Press Organization

    Merck Serono has announced that it will be doubling its annual donation of praziquantel tablets, the drug used to treat schistosomiasis, from 25 million to 50 million tablets. The donations will continue indefinitely until schistosomiasis has...

  • Dec 8, 2011 | The ONE Blog

    Worms are often a “silent problem,” rarely discussed even in places like the India state of Bihar where more than 50 percent of children suffer from the parasites. If untreated, however, severe worm infections can cause symptoms ranging from...

  • Nov 26, 2011 | The Boston Globe

    MIT professors Esther Duflo, and Abhijit Banerjee believe that antipoverty policies must be built on evidence from careful, controlled tests that detail how the poor live, act, and react.

    By building the evidence base around initiatives...

  • Nov 22, 2011 | Global Health Policy

    In a great post on Global Health Policy Nandini Oomman, director of the HIV/AIDS Monitor at the...

  • Nov 21, 2011 | The Tribune, India

    At a time when parasitic worms are threatening school education goals worldwide by preventing children from attending classes, Nitish Kumar-led Bihar has become the first state in the country to host the world’s largest de-worming project for...

  • Nov 11, 2011 | The Hindu

    The first State-wide school-based de-worming programme which concluded recently in Bihar provides a model that can be rapidly scaled up in other States and sustained over time to improve the education, health and productivity of school children,...

  • Nov 5, 2011 | The Hindu

    More than 290 million Indians, including many school-aged children, suffer from Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) costing the region billions in lost productivity each year. A new report from Dr Peter Hotez, the President of the Sabin Vaccine...

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