Medical Mission to Niger State, Nigeria -
June 2012

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Mission Statement

Our primary goal is to meet the needs of underprivileged people in rural areas of the developing world; to give them the knowledge and support to help eradicate harmful diseases like Bilharziasis and River blindness, by empowering them through education, training and medical provisions to help improve their quality of life.

Combating Bilharziasis

The Problem

Schistosomiasis in Nigeria Bilharziasis in Nigeria

Map of Nigeria showing Niger State

The disease Bilharziasis also known as Schistosomiasis has been widely reported in Borgu province of Niger state, Nigeria. The urgent need to intervene and reduce the burden of the disease on the people has become necessary.

The Solution

Praziquantel: Cure for Bilharziasis Praziquantel: Cure for Schistosomiasis

Curable by just one dose of Praziquantel made possible by your tax deductible donation. Thank you !

About Bilharziasis

A manifestation of Bilharziasis

Bilharziasis is a parasitic disease carried by an estimated 207 million people worldwide and the second most devastating disease in tropical Africa. It is a parasitic infection caused by Schistosoma worms acquired from water contaminated with fresh water snails. Species which live in man can produce liver, bladder, and gastrointestinal problems.