A report released today emphasises the huge health and economic benefits of investing in programmes treating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
These documents outline our current work and look at the potential for eliminating the transmission of the diseases.
Sightsavers' work on onchocerciasis has been integrated with lymphatic filariasis. This ten year strategic plan now covers both diseases.
Additional funding will allow the neglected tropical disease project to reach 13 million more people across two extra states in Nigeria.
Health ministers from Africa, Asia and South America have come together at the World Health Assembly in Geneva to commit to eliminating neglected tropical diseases in their countries.
The Marsabit Trachoma Control Project evaluation findings are a true reflection of what the project achieved during the CR funded period.
Since April 2011, we have been running a trachoma control project with Comic Relief funding in Marsabit, focusing on the scale-up of the SAFE strategy.
Experts from the health, pharmaceutical and NGO sectors joined a round-table event in London to discuss working together to eliminate NTDs.