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 15, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. — July 15, 2014 — The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) today released a report, “Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases: Opportunities to Support the Control and Elimination of NTDs” that offers an analysis of the progress made, challenges remaining and new opportunities in the global effort to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by 2020.
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July 10, 2014
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) urges leaders attending the 6th BRICS Heads of State Summit on July 14-16, 2014 to capitalize on the Summit’s theme, “inclusive growth: sustainable solutions” by giving visibility to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
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The Latest From Our Blog

July 23, 2014
by: Deborah Elson
  In an important new paper, “Neglected tropical diseases: now more than just ‘other disease’ — the post-2015 agenda,” published in International Health, David Molyneux, professor at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, captures why defeating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is so critical. He writes, “The overall context of NTD control is the contribution it […] Read More