Karen Levy and her colleague, Margaret Ndanyi have, in the last six months of planning and preparation for a national program for Kenyan school children on target at risk for parasitic worm infection. One week after the start of the program seemed to go well, but Ndanyi and Levy knew it still needed to be administered in almost 40 districts in thousands of schools. They asked themselves: Would they hit their target, worming over three million school children before the end of the year … Read more »

Karen Levy and her colleague, Margaret Ndanyi have, in the last six months of planning and preparation for a national program for Kenyan school children on target at risk for parasitic worm infection. One week after the start of the program seemed to go well, but Ndanyi and Levy knew it still needed to be administered in almost 40 districts in thousands of schools. They asked themselves: Would they hit their target, worming over three million school children before the end of the financial year on 30 June 2009? Would they be able to do it for less than $ 0.50 per child?
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Nava Ashraf
Neil Buddy Shah,
Rachel Gordon
Source: HBS Premier Case Collection
29 pages.
Release Date: 19, March 2010. Prod #: 910001-PDF-ENG
Deworming Kenya: Translating research into action (A) HBR case solution

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