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Preventing soil transmitted helminthiasis (STH) in school children using an integrated university service-learning (S-L)/service organization [Rotary International (RI)]/primary-secondary school model

  • At: 2013 FIP Congress in Dublin (Ireland)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: SEABA, Hazel (University of Iowa, Pharmacy Practice and Science, Iowa City, United States of America)
  • Co-author(s): Peterson, James (University of Iowa, Iowa City, United States of America)
    Catney, Christine (University of Iowa, Iowa City, United States of America)
    Letendre, Donald (University of Iowa, Iowa City, United States of America)
  • Abstract:


    Background

    WHO estimates that more than 1 billion people worldwide are infected by A. lumbricoides, T. trichiura, N. americanus, or A. duodenale. Deworming programs with preventive chemotherapy (PC) improve children[simplequote]s growth and school attendance. Globally, in 2010, 31% of affected children received PC. Mexico reported that 70.6% of
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Last update 4 October 2019

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