The SCI Foundation is a non-profit initiative that works across multiple sectors to deliver effective and robust health programmes that have a lasting impact.
We support treatment programmes for the control and elimination of schistosomiasis shis·toe·so·my·a·sis and soil-transmitted helminth infections, where the majority of programmes treat school-age children schistosomiasis elimination oldbut can include at-risk adults. Schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminths are types of parasitic worm infections, schistosomiasis elimination are part of a group called neglected tropical diseases NTDswhich affect the poorest and most marginalised communities in the world.
A donation of just £1 provides 3 schistosomiasis elimination treatments against 4 parasitic infections, and SCI has supported the delivery of over million treatments since its establishment in The impact of SCI-assisted treatment programmes is observed very quickly.
In addition to supporting the management of treatment programmes, SCI scientists monitor and evaluate programme performance and investigate novel approaches to disease management. Schistosomiasis elimination ensures that the strategies used to control these diseases are optimal and will ultimately lead to their elimination. Vezi mai mult Data înfiinţării.