What do Evodia, Abena and Mariama all have in common? They’re three of the millions of women in the fight against infectious diseases of poverty.
The aim of the three-year GTMP was to map the prevalence of trachoma using smartphones, across all endemic areas worldwide.
The programme’s goal is to reduce the prevalence and stop the transmission of seven neglected tropical diseases that can be treated with preventive chemotherapy.
The Foundation has awarded Sightsavers a grant of $348,000 to support its mission to eliminate the neglected tropical disease from five regions of Mali.
The opportunity for global transformation heralded by the unanimous adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) last month is vast.
The World Health Organization today unveiled a global plan to better integrate public health interventions in the battle to eliminate NTDs.
A report released today emphasises the huge health and economic benefits of investing in programmes treating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).