Schistosomiasis has a hugely detrimental effect on a child's mental and physical development. By treating children we are giving them the opportunity to reach their full potential and live healthier, happier lives.
The GSA Behaviour Change and Health Education working group organised a workshop at the NTD NGO Network annual conference in Addis Ababa in september 2018. The workshop looked at Behavior Change: Practical education approaches, promotion strategies, and change interventions for improving the effectiveness of NTDs Programmes.
We are delighted to share the Making Schistory report, filled with information, info-graphics and the motivating, passionate stories of people across the world fighting this debilitating disease. Together we will consigne schistosomiasis to history!
The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance organised and hosted a meeting, 'Schistosomiasis Control and Elimination: Next Steps' on the 5th of November in Baltimore, after Cor NTD and before ASTMH. Read the report here.