The press from the Global Network.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 13, 2013 – Last week, the Organization of American States (OAS), the main political and social governmental forum for nations in Latin America and the Caribbean, approved a resolution supporting the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) during the 43rd General Assembly in Antigua, Guatemala.
Former presidents of Guatemala and Chile and former PAHO director join forces with the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases to eliminate diseases of poverty
Africa Union Health Ministers Call for Increased Investments to Rid Africa of Neglected Tropical Diseases
ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA, April 29, 2013— The Sixth Conference of African Union Ministers of Health (CAMH6) concluded on April 26, 2013 with a strong call for African countries and development partners to increase support for neglected tropical disease (NTD) control and elimination programs. This call for action supports the World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal to control or eliminate ten of the most common NTDs by 2020.