December 2011 Quarterly Dose: Meet CWW's New Director Dr. David Addiss

December 14, 2011 by Kerry Gallo

12/14/11 - CWW has a new Director, Dr. David Addiss. Learn more about Dr. Addiss in the December 2011 Quarterly Dose newsletter.

Children Without Worms (CWW) recently welcomed Dr. David Addiss, MD, MPH, as its new Director. Dr. Addiss, who possesses a strong background working in neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), joins the program at an exciting time for CWW and for control of soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH) as a public health problem. CWW has received commitments for scaled up donations of mebendazole from Johnson & Johnson and albendazole from GlaxoSmithKline, new countries have been invited to receive these donations, and the STH Control Committee has also welcomed new leadership. Read more about Dr. Addiss in the December 2011 Quarterly Dose newsletter.