Entries for 'Schistosomiasis Control Initiative'
Posted by Schistosomiasis Control Initiative
on Wednesday, January 28, 2015
November and December were exciting months for SCI.
We have made our case for the increased funding which will be necessary over the next few years to leverage the 250 million tablets of praziquantel being donated by Merck KGaA from 2016. These tablets are enough to treat over 100 million children per year in Africa and the most we have ever achieved so far is 40 million per year. We must mobilise funding, advocate with governments, and be ready to go within a year.