The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance
The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) is an all-inclusive coalition to mobilise the growing momentum to control and eliminate schistosomiasis. It is constituted as a diverse but representative partnership of public health programmes, academic and research institutions, international development agencies and foundations, non-governmental organizations, private sector companies and advocacy and resource-mobilisations partners. Our alliance is not limited to partner organizations but also includes individuals, research groups and different networks, collaborating together as a community to control and eliminate schistosomiasis.
Our Vision, Mission and Approach
Vision - Elimination of schistosomiasis.
Mission - To be the leading advocate for schistosomiasis elimination.
Approach - To lead and coordinate a multi-stakeholder platform consisting of public and private sector partners across the globe, contributing to schistosomiasis elimination as a public health problem and the ultimate goal of sustained interruption of transmission.
Principles and Values
At the Global Schistosomiasis Alliance, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of who we are and what we do. Our commitment to these values is unwavering – across all our network’s activity, around the world. They are central to our mission of eliminating schistosomiasis and to our impact as an alliance.
In practice, these values translate into Representation, Participation & Leadership from different geographies, at diverse levels, with different stakeholders, to strengthen efforts to move to schistosomiasis elimination.