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Global Health Journal Club Tropical Medicine

Deworming children in endemic zones

The control of intestinal parasites in children who live in endemic zones is being re-examined. The traditional approach of simply dosing the child with the anti-parasitic a few times per year might not be the right way to go, anymore. This post and article review from the Public Library of Science examines a revision on an age old practice.

 

http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2012/07/18/should-deworming-policies-in-the-developing-world-be-reconsidered/

 

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