The magnitude of the problem is significant…   
783 million people do not have access to safe water.
2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation.

Today is the second day of the Big Give Christmas Challenge in the UK! The Big Give’s Christmas Challenge provides donors with the unique opportunity to maximise their donations by matching donations up to £10,000.

Today, DSW (Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevoelkerung) launched a brand new publication, titled Innovations in Global Health Research and Develop

Today marks the first day of vaccinations for Phase I, Part II clinical testing of Sabin's human hookworm vaccine in Brazil.

This month, the Sabin Vaccine Institute will begin a Phase-1 clinical trial in Washington, DC to further investigate the Na-GST-1 human hookworm vaccine candidate.

 

Introduction

Hookworm is an intestinal parasite most commonly found in tropical and subtropical climates worldwide, particularly in Africa, South East Asia, the Western Pacific, Latin America and the Mediterranean. Hookworm is one of three members of a family o

 Last century, the invention of the outhouse helped to eliminate hookworm and other parasites in the United States. Now new research shows that the lowly latrine could be a powerful tool in controlling these diseases, which remain widespread among the world's poorest people.