February 19,2019
Conducting an ICSPM survey in Bangldesh  National deworming programs need high-quality data to scale-up interventions, streamline intervention delivery, and direct resources where they are mos...
November 18,2016
Without available quality medicines and supplies, treating  neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is an impossiblity. As with any public health program, effective intervention delivery relies on the right materials reaching the right people at the right place and time. Supply chains make program implementation possible. The appropriate use of technology is an important enabler of effective supply chain management. To foster effective NTD supply chain efforts, including through the use of appro...
November 3,2016
Date: October 15, 2016   Historically, neglected tropical diseases have received few resources and little attention despite the magnitude of human suffering they cause. In recent years, health has been identified as a human right,[1] and in the Americas, national governments are responding to the rights-based call.   In August in Lima, Peru, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) convened representatives from 17 countries in the Americas to increase attention and actio...
October 21,2016
In a press release on October 19, 2016, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced US FDA approval of chewable Mebendazole for treatment of roundworm and whipworm infections in children and adults. Read the press release here. Johnson & Johnson, along with the Task Force for Global Health, is a founding partner of CWW. 
September 21,2016
PRESS RELEASE New Director of Children Without Worms, Dr. Rubina Imtiaz ATLANTA, GA September 21, 2016   Children Without Worms (CWW), a program of the Task Force for Global Health, is pleased to share that Dr. Rubina Imtiaz has been selected as our new program director. In November 2016, Dr. Imtiaz will take over from Dr. David Addiss who has served as the Director since 2011. An internist by training, Dr. Imtiaz entered public health in 1984 when she joined the US Cent...
September 8,2016
Read our September 2016 edition of the CWW Quarterly Dose.  
September 4,2016
A key World Health Organization (WHO)-defined STH milestone is that 100% of countries requiring preventive chemotherapy (PC) for STH have NTD plans of action (POA) by 2015. To measure this indicator, between December 2014 and August 2015 CWW collected national NTD POAs from WHO, national programs, and implementing partners.  Read the NTD Plans of Action here >  Read the final report here >
August 19,2016
Nominations for NNN Vice-Chair   The Executive Committee is accepting nominations for Vice-Chair of the NTD NGDO Network (NNN).  The Vice-Chair will serve one two-year term and then move to the position of Chair and then Past-Chair.  Each term is for two years.  The Vice-Chair will support the Chair and other members of the Executive Committee to execute their roles and responsibilities as outlined in the NNN Terms of Reference. It is important to note that the NNN...
August 17,2016
Children Without Worms is pleased to announce that our parent organization, The Task Force for Global Health, based in Decatur, Georgia, USA, is the recipient of the prestigious 2016 Hilton Humanitarian Prize, awarded by the Conrad H. Hilton Foundation. Children Without Worms is one of eight core Task Force for Global Health programs. The prize honors the over 30 years of work by The Task Force in the humanitarian sector. For the press release from the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, please clic...
June 13,2016
Read our May 2016 edition of the CWW Quarterly Dose.