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Guinea’s NTD Program Treats 4.4 million People in 14 days, Despite COVID-19

What does it take to distribute almost 20 million pills to over 4.4 million people in just 14 days? Planning, training, and mobilization of thousands of community drug distributors (CDDs)—key elements that programs targeting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) must organize in a typical year. Continue Reading Guinea’s NTD Program Treats 4.4 million People in 14 days, Despite COVID-19

Guinea’s NTD Program Treats 4.4 million People in 14 days, Despite COVID-192020-10-22T09:08:53-04:00

A Mighty Force: One woman sets her sights on the health of Filipino children

When Dr. Leda Hernandez began managing the Philippines’ lymphatic filariasis (LF) program more than 25 years ago, she was given just one piece of paper to work with: a prevalence survey from 1960 and reports of a “mysterious disease” coming from some districts. See Dr. Leda’s story for more... Continue Reading A Mighty Force: One woman sets her sights on the health of Filipino children

A Mighty Force: One woman sets her sights on the health of Filipino children2020-10-14T10:23:37-04:00

NTD Donor Landscape 2017

The donor landscape has been initiated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the U.K. Department for International Development (DFID), both supporters of the World Health Organization’s 2020 goals to control or eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This document was developed in response to the growing number of requests from the global NTD community to better understand the focus of donor contributions. Continue Reading NTD Donor Landscape 2017

NTD Donor Landscape 20172020-08-20T12:35:49-04:00
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