Meet Gideon Abraham

Ten-year-old Gideon Abraham was scared when he first noticed symptoms of schistosomiasis or "snail fever," but a Center-supported health initiative to provide treatment at his school in Enugu state, Nigeria, helped Gideon and his siblings get the medication they needed.

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