Students and lab scientists with the Stool Stomper 
Left to Right – Nagai H. Thomas (Senior Lab Scientist), Asher Altman (Georgia Tech Student), Yusuf Mkama (Lab Technologist), Betty Nabatte (Parasitologist from Uganda), Derick Jaffu (Lab Scientist), Yusuf Makama (Lab Technologist), Victoria Brown, (Georgia Tech Student), Andrew Bohner (Georgia Tech Student). Photo by K. Sullivan

Engaging Youth: Georgia Tech Students Use New Technology to Detect Soil-Transmitted Helminths in Tanzania

By Andi Kezh, intern The World Health Organization estimates that about 25% of the world’s population is infected with soil-transmitted helminths (STH), a group of …

Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.

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