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School-Based Mass Deworming Programs Can Improve Children’s Health, Nutrition

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: A New Perspective on the War on Worms
Charles Mwandawiro, chief research officer and assistant director of partnership and collaboration at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), discusses the efficacy of school-based mass deworming programs for children and offers Kenya’s national deworming program as a successful example of one that reduced the prevalence of parasitic infections (9/1).

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