Nearly one in six people suffer from NTDs – bacterial and parasitic diseases that disable people and perpetuate poverty. The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, is dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding required to eliminate these diseases as a public health threat to the world’s poorest communities.

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That’s all it takes to treat the seven diseases affecting 90% of the world’s poorest people.More than 1 billion people, including 500 million children, are living with these debilitating diseases.We’re building a community of supporters who are committed to seeing the end of NTDs.

 

The latest news from the Global Network.


April 9, 2015
 
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) an initiative of Sabin, is highlighted in an article examining the current and future state of eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in India. 
 
The END7 campaign, an initiative of Global Network and Sabin, is the only international campaign dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding towards ending NTDs. "In a sign indicating that their focus is India, END7 recently appointed Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan as its first global ambassador.
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March 30, 2015

The Lancet reports on India's campaign to treat more than 400 million people for lymphatic filariasis. 

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The Latest From Our Blog

April 23, 2015
by: Alex Gordon
  Beginning tomorrow, global health partners around the world will be celebrating World Immunization Week. While the week’s events primarily focus on achieving equitable access to immunization, the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is particularly excited about the opportunities World Immunization Week presents for integrating deworming and immunization campaigns. In Honduras, for example, the […] Read More