Last year USAID’s Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Division announced two new five-year, flagship awards that will lead the Agency’s next generation of NTD programming. These two programs are now named Act to End NTDs | West and Act to End NTDs | East.
The U.S. Agency for International Development, in collaboration with 11 ministries of health, launched a program to eliminate or control five neglected tropical diseases in sub-Saharan West Africa.
The World Health Organization announced the Republic of Vietnam has eliminated lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem. USAID congratulates the Government of Vietnam and partners on this extraordinary, decades-long achievement.