“Un grand pas en avant” pour la santé dans l’espace francophone


ÉREVAN, ARMÉNIE (12 octobre 2018) – Aujourd’hui, 57 pays se sont engagés à éradiquer les maladies connues sous le nom de « maladies tropicales négligées » (MTN) à travers l’adoption d’une résolution au XVIIe Sommet de la Francophonie. Largement soutenue par des organisations de la... Read more

“Huge Step Forward” for Health in the Francophonie


YEREVAN, ARMENIA (12 October 2018) – Today, 57 countries committed to eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) through the adoption of a resolution at the XVIIIe Summit of the Organisation internationale de la Francophonie (OIF, or International Organization of the... Read more

Statement of condemnation and condolences on the assassination crime of CSSW Director in Aden Governorate


On behalf of its 70+ NGO members, the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) stands in solidarity with the Charitable Society for Social Welfare in condemning the assassination of its Aden Director, Mohammed al-Shujaina. We deplore acts of violence against humanitarian and... Read more

NNN 2018 communique


Reaching the last billion- setting BEST in motion


During its 9th annual meeting, the NNN met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 24th-26th September, hosted by the Ethiopia Federal Ministry of Health.

The NTD community recognises the important... Read more

9th NNN conference in Addis Ababa aims to reach the last billion affected by neglected tropical diseases


Today the 9th NNN annual conference got underway in Addis Ababa, hosted by Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH) and supported by NGO partners, to strengthen global efforts to control and eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs... Read more

RSTMH and NNN announce winners of the Beat NTDs photo contest


As the Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) Annual Meeting kicks off today in Addis Ababa, the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (RSTMH) and NNN are pleased to announce the winners of their photo competition on the theme of neglected tropical diseased, called... Read more

Lettre ouverte pour l'adoption d'une résolution de l'OIF sur les maladies tropicales négligées

**Note: please see an English version here.  In case of discrepancy, the French version shall prevail.

Lettre ouverte à Mesdames et Messieurs les Chefs d’État et de Gouvernement des États membres de l’... Read more

Open letter to Francophone states on NTDs

A number of members of the NNN have signed on to the open letter to the leaders of member states and governments of the International Organization of the Francophonie (OIF): for the adoption of a resolution on neglected tropical diseases.       Below is the English language version... Read more

NTD Partners Message at WHO/AFRO ESPEN


Yaobi Zhang, NTD expert and NNN ExCo member, attended the WHO/AFRO Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN)'s PC-NTD Program Managers meeting, 17-19 July Kigali, Rwanda. The theme is Reaching Everywhere – Towards 2020.... Read more

NNN pre-conference session: Pathways to well-being for people affected by leprosy and NTDs

  The Leprosy Mission International, The Leprosy Mission Ethiopia and the Ethiopian National Association of Persons affected by Leprosy are co-hosting a forum Pathways to well-being for people-affected by leprosy & other Neglected... Read more