Posted by: APO | 15 December 2015

Ethiopian School-Based Deworming Campaign Targets 17 Million Children

More than 17 million children aged 5–14 years will be treated for two neglected tropical diseases – soil-transmitted helminthiases (intestinal worms) and schistosomiasis (bilharzia) between 23 November 2015 and 29 February 2016. The programme by the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health started late last month in Hawassa in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region. The country-wide… Read more on


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