SOIL TRANSMITTED HELMINTHS
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Over 48 million = Estimated number of children requiring Soil Transmitted Helminths treatment in 2018.
31 states Endemic for this disease.
429 = Number of LGAs endemic for Soil Transmitted Helminths.
390 = number of LGAs where Soil Transmitted Helminths MDA has ever been conducted.
39 = Number of LGAs where MDA needs to be started.
For more information, contact:
Neglected Tropical Diseases Division,
Federal Ministry of Health,