For people with disfiguring lymphedema, the hope that a drug may help reduce inflammation and swelling — potentially returning to them a life of dignity — is huge cause for celebration. USAID is supporting clinical drug trials in three countries to further this important work.
World Lymphedema Day is an annual day of celebration held March 6th to educate the world about lymphedema and lymphatic diseases. Learn more how USAID and partners are keeping up the fight against lymphatic filariasis.
For the second year, USAID awarded a group of African researchers’ small grants for neglected tropical disease research. The 18 African Researchers’ Small Grants Program awardees hail from 10 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa.