Announcements and news about NTDs from around the globe.

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="//" 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...

May 18, 2015

Health ministers unite to end NTDs

Today the world saw a pivotal moment in the elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). At the World Health Assembly in Geneva health ministers united to pledge their commitment to end NTDs in their countries. Led by Dr Kesetebirhan Admasu,...

Feb 19, 2015

Uniting to Combat NTDs Stakeholders welcome the launch of WHO’s Third progress report on Neglected Tropical Diseases

London, United Kingdom, 19 th February, 2015 — The stakeholders of Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) welcome the launch of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) third annual report on NTDs: Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected...

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