THE Africa Centre of Excellence for Water Management (ACEWM)
The Africa Centre of Excellence for Water Management (ACEWM) is a regional education and research institution that is working collaboratively with academic partners, governments, private sector and civil society organizations across the region to solve longstanding water management issues. ACEWM is a world bank supported Centre established within the premise of Addis Ababa University to serve as training and research centre for the ESA Region. It is part of the new initiative of the World Bank Group called the Eastern and Southern Africa Higher Education Centers of Excellence Project, or ACEII which will be coordinated by the Inter-University Council for Eastern Africa (IUCEA).
Acting for Health uses the power of acting and creativity to tackle complex medical and global health challenges. They use a unique and powerful methodology, grounded in the Science of Acting and based on several years' work in the areas of disability and mental health, to help patients suffering from disease, their communities and also provide services to those working in the field: NGOs, Government Ministries, Pharmaceutical Companies.
Acting for Health works with wider communities to find solutions and to convey and teach important and complex health messages to prevent stigma as well as foster an environment for the positive inclusion of NTD patients in communities.
These organisations are also working to tackle schistosomiasis:
The Global Schistosomiasis Alliance (GSA) brings together the organisations that can make the most difference to schistosomaisis control in the shortest amount of time. Each carefully selected member has made a profound commitment to allocating resources, expertise and support - for as long as it takes to eliminate schistosomiasis.
- Ensuring universal access to effective treatment to everyone who suffers from NTDs;