2018

USAID Launches New Award to End Neglected Tropical Diseases in 11 West African Countries

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. Continue Reading USAID Launches New Award to End Neglected Tropical Diseases in 11 West African Countries

USAID Launches New Award to End Neglected Tropical Diseases in 11 West African Countries2020-08-20T12:13:34-04:00

Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element Two

USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, Office of Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases Division is pleased to announce the award of the Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element Two. Continue Reading Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element Two

Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element Two2020-08-20T12:14:52-04:00

Seeking Refuge: Improving the Health of Refugees in Uganda’s West Nile

Once refugees cross the Ugandan border, crowded living conditions, limited access to clean water, and poor sanitation in settlements can lead to other threats such as infection and disease. Assessing the burden, providing treatment and preventing neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) among refugees is essential to improving the health of refugees and a key part of Uganda’s strategy to eliminate NTDs. Continue Reading Seeking Refuge: Improving the Health of Refugees in Uganda’s West Nile

Seeking Refuge: Improving the Health of Refugees in Uganda’s West Nile2020-08-20T12:14:09-04:00

Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element One

USAID’s Bureau for Global Health, Office of Infectious Disease, Neglected Tropical Diseases Division, is pleased to announce the award of the Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases Element One. This award builds on the success of previous USAID investments in NTD programs to achieve the WHO 2020 NTD goals. Continue Reading Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element One

Notice of Award: Control and Elimination Program for Neglected Tropical Diseases, Element One2020-08-20T12:15:01-04:00

Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds

Quietly, in the shadow of fights against better-known diseases like Ebola, AIDS and malaria, the 20-year battle against trachoma is chalking up impressive victories. Those successes, experts say, show the wisdom of advocating and enforcing basic public health practices, rather than waiting for a miracle cure or a new vaccine. They are also a testament to the unheralded but steady generosity of Americans. Continue Reading Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds

Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds2020-08-20T12:15:12-04:00

Nepal and Ghana Exemplify the Journey Toward Self-Reliance in Eliminating Trachoma

In May, the World Health Organization declared that Ghana and Nepal achieved the milestone of eliminating trachoma as a public health problem. Their success demonstrates that sustained commitment and global partnership can lead to significant reductions in neglected tropical diseases. Continue Reading Nepal and Ghana Exemplify the Journey Toward Self-Reliance in Eliminating Trachoma

Nepal and Ghana Exemplify the Journey Toward Self-Reliance in Eliminating Trachoma2020-08-20T12:15:25-04:00
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