February 22, 2020

DeWorm3 at NHM: Celebrating the Intervention Phase

Read the full story on NHM Since 2015, DeWorm3 has been managed from a central hub at the Natural History Museum, and after five and a half successful years we are delighted to close out the programme on a high after the prodigious delivery of the Intervention Phase. DeWorm3 is a large-scale, community cluster randomised…

January 30, 2020

NTD Day 2020 – Launch of DeWorm3 Research Booklet

Read the full story on NHM Thursday 30 January is the anniversary of the landmark 2012 London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), which unified partners across sectors, countries and disease communities to push for greater investment and action on NTDs. It is also the inaugural #WorldNTDDay – a day that marks the start of a year…

July 12, 2019

Global Health Professor Receives Grant to Investigate Innovative Detection Methods to Eliminate Intestinal Worm Infections

Read the full story on UW Department of Global Health. Judd Walson, a University of Washington professor of Global Health, Medicine, and Pediatrics, recently received $621,029 in funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for a research grant focused on the development of a molecular diagnostic platform for the detection of soil transmitted helminths…

May 14, 2019

DeWorm3 Project launches deworming activities at trial sites to improve nutrition and health

Read the full story on Global WACh. Over 1.5 billion people, including 835 million children, in the world’s poorest communities, are infected with soil-transmitted helminths (STH), commonly known as intestinal worms, and are in need of deworming medications.  A single deworming pill is a safe and effective solution to combat worm infections that interfere with…

January 31, 2018

Deworm3 collection launched in PLOS NTDs

Read the full story on LondonNTD The Deworm3 Project has launched the DeWorm3 collection(link is external) in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases journal. This ongoing collection of papers will detail the research findings of a project that is seeking to build the evidence-base around the feasibiliy of disrupting the transmission of soil-transmitted helminths. Soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections are estimated to effect approximately 1.45billion…

January 18, 2018

Launch of ‘DeWorm3’ collection in PLOS

Read the full story on Eurekalert PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases is happy to announce the publication of a new Collection, “DeWorm3” on January 18, 2018. Soil-Transmitted Helminth (STH) infections cause chronic and insidious effects on the host’s health, nutritional status and development. Chronic and intense STH infections can contribute to malnutrition, iron-deficiency anaemia, mental and physical…

February 9, 2017

UW TODAY: DeWorm3 Implementation Science Project

FEBRUARY 09, 2017 Read the full Immersive introduction story of DeWorm3 here FOR TWO BILLION PEOPLE ACROSS THE PLANET, THESE SYMPTOMS ARE PART OF DAILY LIFE. They’re part of sitting in class, trying to learn. They’re part of going to work, trying to provide. They’re part of living with soil-transmitted helminths (STH) — more commonly…

January 25, 2016

Museum and Gates Foundation to fight neglected tropical diseases

Read the full post on NHM The Museum and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have launched a $27 million (£19 million) partnership to demonstrate the feasibility of eliminating intestinal worms, which infect more than 1.45 billion people. The DeWorm3 project will focus on soil-transmitted helminths, a group of parasitic intestinal worms including roundworm, whipworm and hookworm….

Previous page