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Cambodia has made significant gains in tackling intestinal worms, with school curriculums promoting the role of hygiene and sanitation in the fight against parasites on a national scale. Kerry Gallo, of Children Without Worms, explores the progress being made by these preventative strategies, and outlines the lessons we can learn from Cambodia’s example.
'I’m highlighting all of this because I think Fatima’s life might have been saved last week if a community health worker had been within reach... Time is of the essence if more lives are to be saved.' Emanuele Capobianco, Chief of Health & Nutrition at UNICEF Mozambique, calls for the Community Health Worker programme to remain a top priority for the country.