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We are a global advocacy organisation that exists to end neglected tropical diseases by mobilising resources


100% committed to ending NTDs

We are a global advocacy organisation that exists to end neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by mobilising resources in support of the World Health Organization's NTD road map and the Sustainable Development Goals. We envision a world where no-one suffers from these preventable and treatable diseases.​

​We work with over 150 partners around the world to create the political will and an enabling environment for change to collectively address the NTD crisis. Together, we champion investment for NTDs.

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Why invest in neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

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The Kigali Declaration on NTDs

The Kigali Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) is a high-level, political declaration that is mobilising political will, community commitment, resources and action, and securing commitments needed to end suffering caused by NTDs.

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What are NTDs?

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of preventable and treatable diseases that affect about 1.65 billion people around the world.

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rachoma has been eliminated in Malawi

Commitment Tracker

The Kigali Declaration Commitment Tracker is an online system designed to capture, track and monitor commitments for NTDs. Partners enter the commitments directly into the tracker and have full ownership and management of the commitment.

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Invest in NTDs

Investing in NTD programmes creates a ripple effect in society. It leads to better education, health, and employment outcomes, and transforms lives and communities. It also helps to reduce gender inequity, stigma, and preventable mortality and morbidity.

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© Jane Barlow/ PA

© Jane Barlow/ PA


  • 51 countries

    have eliminated at least one NTD

  • 843m

    people received treatment in 2022

  • 17 billion

    treatments donated by pharmaceutical industry between 2012 and 2023