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Optimising control programs for soil-transmitted helminths

Clarke, Naomi

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Soil-transmitted helminths (STH) are parasitic intestinal worms that are widely prevalent in impoverished populations, causing a significant burden of morbidity worldwide. Recent years have seen a remarkable global commitment to controlling STH infections. Current World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for STH control focus on large-scale deworming programs, in which anthelminthic medications (albendazole or mebendazole) are delivered regularly to at-risk population groups in endemic...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/155075
DOI: 10.25911/5d971fff810be

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