News and Updates

Photo Credit: RTI International



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.

Photo Credit: Chelsea Toledo/NTD Support Center

Research for Africans, by Africans


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.

A group of women and children in Faranah, Guinea Photo Credit: RTI International/Patrick Adams

Taking Action to End NTDs


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.