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.

November 6, 2015
In a watershed moment for the NTD community, the Inter-agency and Expert Group on the Sustainable Development Goals approved a global indicator for neglected tropical diseases.
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October 29, 2015

The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network), an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin), and Sabin Foundation Europe, the UK partner of Sabin, released the following statement on the UK Parliament’s House of Commons debate, “Work of the UK in tackling malaria and neglected tropical diseases,” held on Oct. 27, in London.

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The Latest From Our Blog

November 19, 2015
by: Administrator
By Alice Carter Normally, we don’t like to talk about bathrooms. That is a private space that most of us would largely like to avoid thinking about. But on World Toilet Day, we give thanks for our sanitary facilities and celebrate the invention of the toilet, which has saved countless lives as a disease control […] Read More