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.


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May 20, 2015
by: Whitney McInvale
Come here every month to see the most important news on NTDs! Health Ministers Unite to End NTDs – Uniting to Combat   Neglected Tropical Diseases, May 19 How Three Scientists ‘Marketed’ Neglected Tropical Diseases and Raised More Than $1 Billion – International Business Times, May 14 The World Bank Group and PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Launch APOC Collection – Medical […] Read More