News and Updates


First-Ever World NTDs Day


In early 2020, USAID participated in the first, annual World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day. Learn more about how we observed this important day.

Mosquito, Feeding on a Person. Credit: CDC/ James Gathany

“Abundant” Untapped African Research Expertise


The USAID co-funded Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) recently put out its third call for small grants for African researchers working to fight NTDs. They received an incredible increase in applications.

A young boy takes medicine in front of a growth chart. Credit: RTI International/Damien Schumann

NTD Leaders Being Recognized


In case you missed it, see the most recent announcement of honorees and finalists for the REACH award.