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Dr. Mirta Roses Periago reacts to the recent WHO report on NTDs and its implications for Latin America & Caribbean

26
Mar

The Global Network's NTD Envoy, Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, reacts to the recent WHO report on NTDs and its implications for Latin America & Caribbean

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The NNN co-signs the G7 letter

25
Mar

The NNN added its signature to the open letter being circulated to the G7 heads of state and their sherpas urging them to support NTDs in order to continue scale up and maintain momentum. 

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Helen Keller International Awarded Major Grant by USAID to Tackle NTDs in Africa

25
Mar

NEW YORK, NY--(March 24, 2015) - Helen Keller International (HKI) is pleased to announce that it has entered a $35-million cooperative agreement with the United States Agency for International Development (... Read more

Uniting to Combat NTDs' comment on Gates' Annual letter

23
Jan

From the endorsers of the London Declaration and Uniting to Combat NTDs collective:

We commend the leadership and initiative shown by Bill and Melinda Gates in the field of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) as they envision a future free of at least three debilitating NTDs... Read more

Press Release 15 September 2014

15
Sep

Prevention of Disease and Disability is focus of annual NTD NGDO Network meeting

Network gathering to be held in Paris, September 24-25, 2014

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect the poorest, most neglected populations in the developing world. Those afflicted... Read more

Huffington Post article on NTDs in Central African Republic

01
May

Central African Republic and Its Neglected Tropical Diseases

by Peter Hotez and Ellen Agler

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and poverty... Read more

Eisai Launches Website On Neglected Tropical Diseases

29
Apr

The Eisai ATM Navigator provides content that explains the causes, symptoms, infected regions, treatments and prevention methods for the 17 NTDs prioritized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as well as the three infectious... Read more

Partnership: combining interventions

25
Apr

Nigeria has an enormous malaria burden and is one of the most highly endemic countries for lymphatic filariasis.  Through an innovative partnership, GSK and The Carter Center are working with the Nigerian government to provide bed nets and health education in LF and malaria co-... Read more

Nigeria Launches Africa’s First Nationwide Malaria and Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) Elimination Co-Implementation Plan

26
Feb

For Immediate ReleaseDATE: Wednesday 19th February, 2014Contact: Press Unit, Federal Ministry of Health Abuja

The Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health is distributing new national guidelines for co-implementation of interventions to eliminate malaria and lymphatic filariasis... Read more

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