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Preventive Chemotherapy to Control Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections in At-Risk Population Groups

The WHO released new global guidelines on the use of preventive chemotherapy to decrease soil-transmitted helminth infection in children, adolescent girls, women of reproductive age, and pregnant women in endemic areas. Recommendations are intended to support policymakers and technical and program staff in designing, implementing, or scaling up programming.

World Health Organization, 2017.