Guideline: preventive chemotherapy to control soil-transmitted helminth infections in at-risk population groups

by Antonio Montresor, Juan Pablo Peña-Rosas, Pura Rayco-Solon et al.
World Health Organization, 2017

87 pp. 1.6 MB

This guideline provides global, evidence-informed recommendations on preventive chemotherapy, as a public health intervention in areas endemic for soil-transmitted helminths, to decrease the worm burden of soil-transmitted helminth infection in children, adolescent girls, women of reproductive age and pregnant women, including those co-infected with HIV. The recommendations contained in this guideline are intended for a wide audience involved in the design, implementation and expansion of programmes to control soil-transmitted helminth infections and nutrition-sensitive actions for a safe and hygienic environment to improve public health.

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