World Scabies Program

The World Scabies Program (WSP) seeks to translate the research on scabies into a national public health program. This to benefit the population of Solomon Islands and Fiji and eliminate scabies as a public health problem. WSP takes a mass drug administration and health system strengthening approach, aiming to increase capacity and establish sustainable control programs in the health system.

Countries  Pacific Island Countries
Diseases Scabies
Drugs -
Research Discipline Population Health Interventions
Contact Person -
Link to Project -
Partner Organisations or Research Institutions involved Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services
Solomon Islands Ministry of Health and Medical Services
Kirby Institute
Approximate project duration 2019-ongoing