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.


July 14, 2015

The House and Senate Appropriations Committees recently approved their State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs bills, which include favorable language for global health and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). In particular, the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) is pleased that the Senate bill provides $100 million for the U.S.

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June 26, 2015

The Global Network congratulates Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases on the release of the Third Progress Report of the London Declaration. We are encouraged by the increased number of treatments with donated drugs, greater domestic investments and country ownership and progress toward elimination goals through national NTD programs that were outlined in the report.

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July 28, 2015
by: Administrator
END7 has just announced the members of the 2015-2016 Student Advisory Board. Congratulations to all of our new and returning board members, and our sincere thanks to everyone who applied! The Student Advisory Board will mentor other student leaders and advise END7 on student engagement for the entire school year. By contributing their time and […] Read More