January 31, 2012
Davos, Switzerland
Deworm the World was featured at at a World Economic Forum event in Davos in January 2012. The press conference highlighted key achievements of this Young Global Leader initiative and featured exciting new commitments from partners to improve the lives of millions of children through school-based deworming.

We are in a thrilling new era for neglected tropical diseases. Deworm the World and our global partners came together on Friday, January 27th in Davos and Monday, January 30 at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation special event “Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases” in London.  The livestream was available at the World Economic Forum at 1pm CET / 12pm GMT/ 7am EST at http://wef.ch/live.

The Government of Kenya, USAID, and The Children’s Investment Fund Foundation came together to discuss how we can make a difference in the fight against worms.

Read the press release.