Living our commitment
tablets donated since 2007.
million treatments for school-aged children were enabled.
Up to 250 million tablets donated annually.
Our Mission is Elimination
We pursue our vision to eliminate schistosomiasis with a comprehensive approach built on four pillars to ensure progress and success: treatment, R&D, health education & WASH, advocacy & partnerships.
HEALTH EDUCATION & WASH
WASH & schistosomiasisFighting water-borne diseases, like schistosomiasis, by supporting water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in Sub-Saharan AfricaLearn more
Storytelling LabIn this online workshop Kenyan community leaders and storytellers developed innovative communication tools for health education on schistosomiasis.learn more
NALA FoundationIn Ethiopia, we operate a health education program in partnership with the NALA Foundation and the country’s Federal Ministry of Health.Nala Foundation
Fighting schistosomiasis hand-in-hand
Johannes Waltz (Head of our Schistosomiasis Elimination Program) and Wendy Harrison (Executive Director of the Schistosomiasis Control Initiative) are working closely together.Learn More
What is Schistosomiasis?Schistosomiasis is a water-borne tropical disease caused by parasitic worms. Click below to learn more about it.learn more
What has been going on?Greater awareness will lead to more action to control and eliminate schistosomiasis. Learn how we have been raising awareness of this disease.learn more
Danger in the waterSchistosomiasis affects many children in Africa. Manyazewal is one of these people. He is eight years old and lives in a rural area of Ethiopia.Learn more