Demonstrating that the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is not just dependent on climate, but mainly related to incidence of poverty, a new paper published in the open-access journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases details the large number of neglected infections of poverty in the Arctic region and calls for greater research into these devastating, debilitating and sometimes deadly diseases in the region.
The press from the Global Network.
As we know first-hand from our work in fighting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Haiti, the impact of this devastating earthquake will be felt for years to come. It is incumbent on all of us to do our part to help the people of Haiti get through this tragic situation.
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases announced today that up to $25,000 of a previous donation that actress Alyssa Milano pledged in the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), will be used to match the donations raised by the winning Campus Challenge university group campaign.
With great regret The Sabin Vaccine Institute announces the resignation of Kari Stoever.
Today the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases launched its signature grassroots funding and awareness campaign, Just 50 Cents. A major component of Just 50 Cents is the Just 50 Cents Campus Challenge, a contest which provides an opportunity for full-time undergraduate and graduate college students to become Student Ambassadors in the fight to prevent and eliminate the world’s most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The contest will run from November 2, 2009 to April 2, 2010.