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)
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.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.