Children Without Worms is a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and The Task Force for Global Health that supports global efforts to reduce the burden of soil-transmitted helminth (STH) infections in children who are most severely infected or at high-risk of infection and have limited access to safe and effective treatment. Children Without Worms achieves its goal by working with national programs to leverage the donation of mebendazole from Johnson & Johnson to promote comprehensive and sustainable control of STH.
Technical and strategic advice for this program is provided by an independent group of experts called the Mebendazole Advisory Committee. Children Without Worms is one of four Task Force programs focused on neglected tropical diseases. The program objectives are to: