The publication, which is the third progress report of the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), is called Country Leadership and Collaboration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. The webcast will feature a panel of speakers moderated by Jon Snow (Channel 4 News), and attendees and viewers are invited to submit questions for the panel to discuss.
Uniting to Combat NTDs is a collective working through partnership and collaboration to control, eliminate and eradicate NTDs and improve the lives of hundreds of millions of people.
In Nigeria, Sightsavers' Rebecca Mintrim joined the celebrations for the billionth NTD treatment.
Research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases says distributing medication on a large scale in urban areas may not be the most effective solution.