Roundworms, whipworms, hookworms and other soil-transmitted helminths have failed to put the brakes on these excited children, running to their after-school learning club at St Monica's Girls School. Thanks to the ongoing deworming programme in their community, these girls can keep on running towards empowerment and education. Cape Coast, Ghana.
Commissioned by GSK to illustrate the global campaign by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to combat intestinal worms in school-age children. WHO estimates that over 600 million school-age children are living in areas where these parasites are transmitted.