Assessing Soil-Transmitted Helminths During a Transmission Assessment Survey

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In 2015, the World Health Organization published a manual entitled "Assessing the Epidemiology of Soil-Transmitted Helminths during a Transmission Assessment Survey in the Global Programme for the Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis." The guidelines were designed to capture the impact of lymphatic filariasis programs on soil-transmitted helminthiasis and provide guidance on whether ongoing mass drug administration is needed to control the transmission of intestinal worms.

Guidelines
Topic: 
Endgame
Disease: 
Lymphatic filariasis and Soil-transmitted helminths