Quarterly Dose - June 2009

Review past articles from the Quarterly Dose.

Letter from the Director: June 2009

June 16, 2009 by CWW Staff

Kim Koporc, Acting Director of Children Without WormsIn this edition of the Quarterly Dose, learn about the work of Dr. Israt Hafiz in Bangladesh, the successful intestinal parasite program in Cameroon and proactive steps public health practitioners can take to ensure continued efficacy of Benzamidizoles (BZ) in treating STH.

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Scaling Cameroon's Deworming Program to the National Level

June 16, 2009 by CWW Staff

Cameroon School ChildrenIn just 10 years, Cameroon's Ministry of Public Health developed an intestinal worm program with the help of Pr. Louis-Albert Tchuem Tchuenté. Learn how he helped develop the program and what it has achieved since its inception.

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Dr. Israt Hafiz of Bangladesh

June 16, 2009 by CWW Staff

Dr. Israt HafizDr. Israt Hafiz is the Technical Consultant with Bangladesh's Filariasis Elimination and STH Control Program. Discover why she was drawn to taking on this role and what factors she believes have led to the program's successful deworming efforts.

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Mitigating Benzimidazole (BZ) Resistance

June 16, 2009 by CWW Staff

Stacked Bottles of MebendazoleResearch conducted in the veterinary field can inform public health practitioners on ways that they can proactively address the possibility of Benzimidazole (BZ) resistance in human STH.

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