Cost-effectiveness of community-wide treatment for helminthiasis

01 Mar 2016

Nathan C Lo and colleagues (October, 2015) conclude that community-wide treatment programmes can be a highly cost-effective way to control morbidity of schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis, even in communities with low disease burden. This work is a timely contribution to an important issue; however, methodological shortcomings affect the conclusions.