Magic Glasses: a school-based health education package for the prevention of STH infections in schoolchildren

A clustered RCT looking at prevalence and intensity of STH infection, and hygiene/STH knowledge and practices. Prevalence and intensity of STH is measured using Kato-katz technique; questionnaires are used to collect data on hygiene and STH knowledge and practices.

Countries  South – East Asian Countries
Diseases STH
Drugs -
Research Discipline Population Health InterventionsSocial Science Research
Contact Person Suji O'ConnorProfessor Darren GrayProfessor Archie Clements
Link to Project https://rsph.anu.edu.au/research/projects/magic-glasses-research-programme
Partner Organisations or Research Institutions involved QIMR, UQ, Yunnan Institute of Parasitic Diseases, Hunan Institute of Parasitic diseases, Swiss Tropic and Public Health Institute
Approximate project duration 2013 - 2021