Every day in the UK, up to five children lose their lives because of a rare disease. These children and their families are waiting for life-saving treatments. Researchers are waiting for the funding to find answers. We’re waiting for your help.
Sparks supports clinicians and scientists who have the skills, innovation and passion to improve children’s lives forever, through the power of research.
Now is a pivotal time in child health research. With technology developing at a record speed, revolutionary cures aren’t just likely within our lifetime, some are just around the corner.
But, child health research is significantly underfunded with only 5% of UK research funding is spent on projects relating to child health.
Sparks is committed to redressing the balance and ensuring that children and young people across the UK benefit from the medical breakthroughs they deserve.
Sparks is a registered charity: 1003825 (England and Wales), SC039482 (Scotland).
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