The first World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day on 30 January 2020 kicked off a year of decisive action on NTDs.
On 30 January, Sightsavers joined in celebrations for the first ever World NTD Day around the world.
The Democratic Republic of the Congo may have the highest burdens of neglected tropical diseases, but people on the ground are working to protect communities.
Sightsavers will join the free Science Museum Lates event on 29 January, where visitors can try their hand at 'eliminating' tropical diseases.
The Nigerian ministry of health presented the award for Sightsavers' work to treat the disease in Kaduna State.
The charity evaluator praised Sightsavers’ deworming work in Africa for its cost-effectiveness and transparency.
Medicine: The Wellcome Galleries is the world’s largest medical gallery and will be on display for at least 30 years.
More than 700 surveys to track levels of blinding trachoma have been completed globally in the past year as part of the Tropical Data initiative.