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Announcements and news about NTDs from around the globe.

May 23, 2016

Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholders Celebrate the Launch of the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN)

MEDIA STATEMENT Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholders Celebrate the Launch of the Expanded Special Project for Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (ESPEN) 23 May 2016 – Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) welcomes the announcement by WHO AFRO and...

Oct 23, 2015

ASTMH Sample Itinerary

We hope you are all preparing for a successful week at the ASTMH! You may have noticed that there are hundreds of plenary sessions, scientific sessions, symposia, and external meetings to choose from covering a variety of topics, diseases, and...

Oct 6, 2015

Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholders congratulate scientists for the 2015 Nobel Prize

The stakeholders of Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) congratulate William C. Campbell , Satoshi Omura and Youyou Tu for the prestigious award of the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. Women making shell decorations in a rehabilitation...

Jul 30, 2015

Uniting to Combat NTDs launches the 3rd Progress Report of the London Declaration on NTDs: A Photo Gallery

Natural History Museum 25 June 2015 Pre-launch coffee in Hintze Hall, Natural History Museum Launch of the 3rd Progress Report of the London Declaration on NTDs Aryc Mosher and Julie Jacobson of the Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholders’ Working Group...

Jul 21, 2015

NTD 3rd Progress Report Launch: Watch the Webcast

On Thursday 25 June, Uniting to Combat NTDs hosted an event at the Natural History Museum in London to launch the third progress report of the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases. This is the video of the event. Chaired...

Jul 9, 2015

Country leadership and collaboration on #NTDProgress

In the course of human history, few public health efforts can match the scale and ambition of the endeavour to rid the world of 10 Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Follow live! [<a href="//storify.com/CombatNTDs/3rd-progress-report-on-ntdprogress" target="_blank">View the story "Country leadership and collaboration...

Jul 8, 2015

Political Commitment and Accomplishment on NTDs – WHA68: A Photo Gallery

On Monday 18th May, Uniting to Combat NTDs helped the Minister of Health for Ethiopia organise an event at the World Health Assembly 68. These are some of the images captured on the day. Ms. Azaratu Zakaria Yakubu from Ghana...

Jun 24, 2015

New Report: Investments in Neglected Tropical Diseases are one of the Best Buys in Development

London, United Kingdom, 25 June 2015 — A new report by Uniting to Combat NTDs highlights dramatic health and economic benefits from investing in combating neglected tropical diseases, making it one of the best buys in development. The report, entitled...

Jun 24, 2015

NTD 3rd progress report launch: join the webcast

On Thursday 25 June at 8.55am BST, Uniting to Combat NTDs will host a webcast from the Natural History Museum in London to launch the third progress report of the London Declaration on neglected tropical diseases. The webcast, chaired by...

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