In a recent TED Talk, “Let's talk crap. Seriously.”, UK-based journalist Rose George discussed the significance of sanitation and the lack of access to toilets as a root for larger public health problems around the world.
It might be hard to imagine what it’s like to suffer from a disease like schistosomiasis. The name itself is hard to pronounce, and most people don’t know of anyone who has ever had it…

See how medication to treat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is improving lives in a remote area of Sierra Leone.

 

When it comes to scientific research, not all schistosomes are treated equally.

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