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100 years of Mass Deworming Programmes: a policy perspective from the World Bank’s Disease Control Priorities analyses

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For more than 100 years, countries have used Mass Drug Administration (MDA) as a public health response to Soil Transmitted Helminth (STH) infection. The series of analyses published as Disease Control Priorities is the World Bank’s vehicle for exploring the cost-effectiveness and value for money of public health interventions. The first edition was published in 1993 as a technical supplement to the World Bank’s World Development Report Investing in Health where deworming was used as an ill...

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10.1016/bs.apar.2018.03.005

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-5962-4238
Publisher:
Elsevier
Host title:
Advances in Parasitology
Publication date:
2018-04-27
Acceptance date:
2018-03-21
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EISSN:
2163-6079
ISSN:
0065-308X
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pubs:830617
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uuid:23144d83-dfd4-497c-9d92-98f4e8190baa
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pubs:830617
Source identifiers:
830617
Deposit date:
2018-03-21

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