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20 December 2023
Following the recent European Medicines Agency (EMA) positive scientific opinion for arpraziquantel to treat schistosomiasis in preschool-aged children, Unlimit Health reaffirms its commitment to supporting paediatric treatment against this parasitic infection.
Unlimit Health is dedicated to the elimination of parasitic infections and is a long-standing member of the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium – the first international not-for-profit partnership that aims to reduce the global disease burden of schistosomiasis by addressing the medical need of infected preschool-aged children.
Dr Wendy Harrison, CEO of Unlimit Health, said:
“Addressing the unmet need for paediatric treatment is crucial to achieving disease elimination objectives, as well as broader health and development goals on education, nutrition, health and wellbeing, and poverty eradication”.
Based on its experience and expertise on and dedication to paediatric treatment against schistosomiasis, Unlimit Health commits to utilising its own resources to:
The organisation looks forward to further collaboration with its endemic country partners on this important issue, in support of their health and wellbeing objectives.