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Blog Examines Nicaragua's National Deworming Program

This post in the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect” blog, part of a six-part series of blog posts covering interesting elements of the Nicaragua experience highlighted in the case study entitled “Worms and WASH(ED),” examines how the country’s “history in ensuring a national deworming program has shed light on the potential for success.” According to the blog, “[f]ormer Global Network intern, Frankie Lucien, and fellow George Washington University Masters student, Cara Janusz, traveled to Nicaragua and investigated the challenges and achievements of the Nicaragua experience and developed a case study with support from Children Without Worms” (Mayer, 8/21).