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See how USAID is working alongside the Government of Indonesia in their quest to eliminate the debilitating disease lymphatic filariasis.

More Resources for NTD Research. Photo Credit: Task Force for Global Health.

More Resources for NTD Research


USAID’s Neglected Tropical Diseases Division is pleased to announce new funding for research to support NTD programs through a five-year, nearly $30 million grant extension to the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD).

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USAID Launches Program, Highlights Ugandan Government Commitment to Fighting Disease


USAID, in collaboration with 13 ministries of health, formally launched a new program to control and eliminate five NTDs in Southeast Asia, East Africa and elsewhere. The five-year, USAID-funded Act to End NTDs | East program is successor to USAID’s ENVISION project. The launch of the new program took place April 29-30 in Kampala.