Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are the most common diseases of the world’s poor. These diseases blind, disable and disfigure their victims, trapping them in a cycle of poverty and disease. Treating and protecting one person against the seven most common neglected tropical diseases costs only 50 cents per year.
END7: How to Shock a Celebrity
We asked celebrities including Emily Blunt, Eddie Redmayne and Priyanka Chopra to watch a powerful new video. See how they reacted to people suffering from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)...Can you make it through to the end?
END7: Our Mission in a Minute
END7's mission in a minute! See how much we can accomplish together.
Myanmar's Moment: Reaching Millions to Improve Health
In 2013, with the support of END7 and the World Health Organization, the Myanmar Ministry of Health protected more than 36 million people from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).This is the story of how thousands of health workers and volunteers came together to help end the burden of NTDs in Myanmar.
Learn more about Myanmar here.
Three Generations, One Hope for Health: A Story from Kenya
END7 presents this story of one family's struggle and triumph over neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Burangi, Kenya.
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Neglected Tropical Diseases and the Global Agenda to End Poverty
Nearly 1 in 6 people around the world, including 500 million children, suffer from seven NTDs.Controlling and eliminating NTDs must be included in the United Nations' post-2015 sustainable development goals. These goals will guide global efforts to end extreme poverty by 2030 and much include ending these debilitating diseases.
Happy without Worms in Honduras
END7 donors helped support Honduras' deworming campaign supporting education on parasitic worms and the importance of hand washing in 2014. END7 donations also delivered clean water to 100,461 people by purchasing and installing water treatment equipment in two municipalities.
Learn more about Honduras here.
Abhishek Bachchan Fights Neglected Tropical Diseases
Abhishek Bachchan, Bollywood superstar, joins the END7 campaign to fight neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Watch Abhishek meet with women and men suffering from lymphatic filariasis, one of the most common NTDs in India.
Giving the Gift of Good Health
We've come so far in the fight against neglected tropical diseases, but we still have more to do. See how you can help.
In the Rough: A Success Story from Sierra Leone
See how medication to treat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is improving lives in a remote area of Sierra Leone.
Learn more about Sierra Leone here.
More Bookworms, Fewer Intestinal Worms
Globally, more than half a billion children are infected with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), hindering their development and ability to learn. Treating NTDs is one of the most effective ways to keep kids in school.
END7: NTDs & Moms
Hookworm. It's a parasite that endangers 1 in 3 women in developing countries. This puts moms, and their babies, at risk. The good news is that we have what we need to end this disease by 2020.
END7: NTDs & Water
What if the water you drank and bathed in had parasites you couldn't even see? NTDs spread easily in communities that don’t have access to clean water or sanitation facilities.
END7: NTDs & Nutrition
What if a worm was snacking on the food you ate? Even when people have enough food, NTDs rob their bodies of much-needed nutrients.
A Better Future for Burundi
Georgette is a mom and community health worker in Burundi. Hear how millions have received treatment for NTDs.
Making History in India
Meet Jyoti, a young girl who was plagued by neglected tropical diseases like many of her classmates in India.