We believe that unless MDA and morbidity management activities resume, achievement of NTD targets as projected in the new WHO Roadmap (2020-2030) will be deferred, the aspirational goal of NTD programmes to enhance universal health coverage (UHC) jeopardised and the call to ‘leave no one behind’ a hollow one. Hence, we outline what implementing this approach, which aims to strengthen health systems, and facilitate integration and cross-sector collaboration, will look in the short, medium and long term.
Publication date: October 2020
It’s been another amazing year where we’ve been able to protect sight, fight disease and empower people with disabilities. Here, we share our highlights, all made possible by you.
The Astellas Global Health Foundation is giving US$536,700 to help combat river blindness, lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis and intestinal worms.
Since 2012, Sightsavers has been using smartphones to collect high-quality data, so that countries can effectively map the disease and focus their elimination efforts.