Deworm The World Initiative

A school child is given an Albendazole deworming tablet at a Deworming Day in Delhi (Image: Evidence Action /

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Deworm the World Initiative provides technical assistance and funds for programs that treat people for parasitic worms

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Fast Facts

  • Intestinal worms like hookworm, roundworm, and whipworm are Neglected Tropical Diseases, which don't currently get the attention they deserve
  • 880 million children require annual treatment
  • The treatment is cheap and easy. By providing technical assistance to governments, Deworm The World can help deworm children for around 50 cents / person / year