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Research Article

The Costs and Cost-Effectiveness of Mass Treatment for Intestinal Nematode Worm Infections Using Different Treatment Thresholds

  • Andrew Hall mail,

    ah2108@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Centre for Public Health Nutrition, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom

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  • Sue Horton,

    Affiliation: Micronutrient Initiative and School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

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  • Nilanthi de Silva

    Affiliation: Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka

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  • Published: March 31, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000402

About the Authors

Andrew Hall
Centre for Public Health Nutrition, University of Westminster, London, United Kingdom
Sue Horton
Micronutrient Initiative and School of Business & Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Nilanthi de Silva
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Ragama, Sri Lanka

Corresponding Author

Email: ah2108@gmail.com

Competing Interests

NdS is currently Chair of the Mebendazole Advisory Committee, an independent body of experts that advises Children Without Worms, which oversees Johnson & Johnson's donation of mebendazole to eight national de-worming programmes around the world. In 1990 AH was funded by SmithKlineBeecham to do a study of albendazole as a treatment for infections with Giardia duodenalis.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AH SH. Analyzed the data: AH SH NdS. Wrote the paper: AH SH.