Making Schistory

Over 240 million people suffer from the tropical disease schistosomiasis, with more than 200,000 dying each year as a result. Together with our partners we plan to eliminate this disease once and for all.


Facts about Schistosomiasis

Disease caused by parasitic worms.

Associated with poverty and inadequate sanitation

More than 240 million people infected worldwide.

200,000 people die every year.

92% of the estimated cases are found in sub-Saharan Africa.

Schistosomiasis is a water-borne tropical disease caused by parasitic worms. Click below to learn more about it.

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More than a decade ago we committed ourselves to the fight against schistosomiasis. Learn more about our efforts to eliminate the disease.

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More awareness will lead to greater action to control and eliminate schistosomiasis. Have a look at how we have been creating awareness of this disease.

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We are taking responsibility for the societies in which we operate. Our efforts in global health are part of the Corporate Responsibility Report.

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