The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) congratulates Australia on assuming the presidency of the G20 and proposing an ambitious agenda to boost economic growth. The Global Network applauds Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s commitment that the 2014 Summit in Brisbane “won’t be a talkfest. It must be practical and focused.” And, we welcome the Australian government’s leadership in crafting feasible, comprehensive measures to expand prosperity worldwide.
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Recently, leaders of the G20 issued the St. Petersburg Development Outlook during the 2013 G20 Summit held in St. Petersburg, Russia. The report refines the G20’s guiding principles for development and outlines food security, financial inclusion, infrastructure, human resource development and domestic mobilization as priority areas.
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) urges G20 nations in St. Petersburg, Russia to recognize that tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) will expedite the achievement of their collective economic and development goals.
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) and Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) are proud to collaborate on advancing integrated, cost-effective and high-impact strategies to improve water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) around the world.