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 14, 2014

On the Global Health Council blog, Global Network Policy Director, Michelle Brooks, says now is the time to scale up neglected tropical disease and nutrition interventions. 

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November 10, 2014

The International Business Times discusses Global Network's efforts to control and eliminate lymphatic filariasis. 

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The Latest From Our Blog

December 12, 2014
by: Angad Dhindsa
Come here every month to see the most important news on NTDs! Mexico eliminates transmission of river blindness; Jimmy Carter and Carlos Slim partner to eliminate onchocerciasis from the Americas – Outbreak News Today 11/14/14 How to leverage the private sector to sustain health programs: A case study from Ghana – Devex 11/18/14 World Toilet […] Read More