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LF Transmission Assessment Survey in Haiti

Urban MDA in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Trachoma Elimination in Senegal

Commitments made on neglected tropical diseases at WHO summit

<i>Editor’s Note, April 25: This article was amended to clarify that NTDs include parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases</i><p>GENEVA, Switzerland — …

The Voodoo of Global Health

<b>Milot, Haiti — </b>Overlooking the crumbled palace of Sans-Souci, which was destroyed by a different earthquake than the one in 2010 that killed more …

Opinion: Eliminating the need for foreign assistance, one country at a time

The idea behind development work is that one day, it will no longer be needed. That day may still be far off, but there is proof that it will come. …

Cambodia and Laos eliminate trachoma as a public health problem

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC— The ministries of health of Laos and Cambodia have eliminated trachoma as a public health problem according to a recent …

World Refugee Day: Reaching refugees crucial in the fight to eliminate neglected tropical diseases

<b>Neglected tropical diseases, or NTDs, are not the first things that usually come to mind when thinking about the challenges faced by refugees seeking</b> …

Public Health

#WHWWeek: HEALTH WORKERS SPEAK - At the local health post in Kébémer, Senegal, you...

At the local health post in Kébémer, Senegal, you will will find Sara Ngom. As Head Nurse, Sara is responsible for many aspects of community health, …

People, not statistics: Two individuals in the fight against NTDs

While the fight against neglected tropical diseases is a massive global effort, it is important to remember that, ultimately, it is an individual …

'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseases

<b>There has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says.</b><p>The effort has ramped up since a key meeting in London five years ago.<p>In 2015, one billion people worldwide were treated for at least one tropical …

Why I’m Following Bill Gates on Instagram

By Lisa Rotondo, Director, ENVISION project. Twitter Handle: @lisarotondo.<p>There’s a new addition to the world of Instagram and he’s gotten more than …

How my clotheslines helped eliminate trachoma

One morning at the village health center, unaware that they were launching the annual trachoma mass drug administration campaign, I offered to help …

Local Organizations in Indonesia Step Up the Fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases

By Wita Larasati, Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist, and Molly Brady, NTD Senior Manager.<p>Staff from WCC Palembang, a local organization in …

What My Aunt, A Health Volunteer In Nepal, Taught Me About Women And Neglected Diseases

<i>Kalpana Bhandari works on</i> ENVISION<i>, a global USAID project implemented by RTI International that aims to control and eliminate NTDs by 2020. Follow the conversation</i> @RTIFightsNTDs<i>.</i><p>As a numbers nerd – officially known as a monitoring and evaluation advisor – for a global neglected tropical disease …

From Boots to Suits

Over the last three years working in Guinea, West Africa, my team and I regularly communicated on a variety of public health issues such as measles, …

The Race to 2020: It’s Paved with OR. | Neglected tropical diseases support center

I’m a runner, many of you know that about me. You’ve seen me, shoes in hand at a hotel in Bamako, Decatur, or Sydney. I love running because all you …