Belgian Directorate-General for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid

Sector in which the organization works:

Government Agency

Short description of the organization and its work to control and eliminate NTDs

Belgium is joining the coalition to control, eliminate and eradicate 10 neglected tropical diseases. Belgium will step up its efforts to eliminate sleeping sickness. We will concentrate on the Democratic Republic of Congo, where we have a long track record in combating sleeping sickness, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century.

This new commitment complements a research programme by the Institute of Tropical Medicine for innovative sleeping sickness control.

Alexander De Croo