Drug Makers Give Billions to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

A young person recieves medicine from a community health worker. Photo credit: Steven Adams/Pfizer.

A recent article in The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights the significant contributions USAID and pharmaceutical companies have made towards the global progress of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) elimination and control.

"The real benefits are starting to show up around the world, which is pretty exciting, and that is going to continue," says Emily Wainwright, senior operations adviser for the USAID’s NTD Program.

Read the full article.