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Fact sheet cover page

Fact Sheet: Working to Protect Against Neglected Tropical Diseases


This two-page fact sheet explains how the USAID Neglected Tropical Diseases Program tackles the most prevalent neglected tropical diseases.

Reaching the Last Mile

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Launches Reaching the Last Mile Fund to Raise $100 Million to End River Blindness and Lymphatic Filariasis


USAID looks forward to collaborating with the newly launched Fund to advance the elimination agenda, coordinating and co-investing in countries where USAID is currently providing support.

Bill Gates visits his first MDA in Tanzania

Bill Gates Visits His First MDA in a USAID Supported Area of Tanzania


Bill Gates visits Tanzania to find out about how they mobilized their health systems to support mass drug administration to combat neglected tropical diseases.