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Soil-Transmitted Helminth infections reduction in Bhutan: A report of 29 years of deworming

Soil Transmitted Helminth (STH) infections affect over 1.5 billion people worldwide.
Although prevalent in all age groups, school aged children are a high-risk groups for STH
infections. In Bhutan, epidemiological data on STH were collected from western Bhutan in
2003, which found a prevalence of 16.5%. However, little evidence is available on the prevalence of infection at national level.Read Full