CWW is hiring a technical advisor to assist the Filariasis Elimination and STH Control Program in Bangladesh. Find the Request for Consultancy here.
"The fecal oral route, not a journey to read about over a meal time, not romantic like stories of the ancient silk route, and not spectacular like driving along the Amalfi Coast of Italy. But it is a route taken every day by pathogens affecting millions of children from very low-income families." Read more of Warren Lancaster's blog about intestinal worms and the importance of WASH here.
Children Without Worms is seeking a dynamic, experienced individual for our Director for Partnerships position. This position plays a senior role in the planning, development, and implementation of various aspects of a complex global program. They serve as a liaison and key spokesperson to various committees and organizations. The Director for Partnerships Leads policy formulation, strategy development, and management of daily operations and collaborates with representatives from...
STH Advisory Committee Recommendations Oct 2015
CWW is hiring a Director. Please see the job description here. Apply online via the Emory University careers website, Requisition # 58337BR.
If your organization is involved in deworming activities, please submit your data to the Global NGO Deworming Inventory by September 29, 2015. The Global NGO Deworming Inventory complements the World Health Organization (WHO) Preventive Chemotherapy (PCT) Databank by collecting (district-level) data on NGO-administered deworming treatments. Specifically, it seeks to: Ensure the WHO-managed global reporting database accurately captures NGO-administered deworming treatments Quantify NGO...
Like vaccines, deworming programs offer children living in communities without clean water and sanitation a foundation for improved health and a world of opportunity. 870 million children around the world are at risk from soil transmitted helminths (STH), or parasitic intestinal worms. Intestinal worms are diseases of poverty, endemic in communities with limited access to clean water and proper sanitation facilities. STH-related infections cause anemia, malabsorption of nutrients, diarrhea, a...
On June 26, 2015, in a meeting room at the Royal Institution of Great Britain in London, 23 major players in school-age deworming came together to identify barriers and create a roadmap for scaling up deworming using the school platform. A Summit Session on School-Age Deworming was organized by the World Health Organization, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, the School-Age Children Workstream of the STH Coalition, and Children Without Worms (CWW). Akudo Anyanwu, Director of Par...