#Neglected Tropical Diseases

  • Article: UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    UK Announces 'Unprecedented' Commitment to Eliminate World's 5 Worst Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 18, 2019

    It will protect 200 million people from debilitating diseases that can cause disability and death. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    Kenya Is the Third African Country to Roll Out New Malaria Vaccine

    From Voice of America|Sept. 16, 2019

    The vaccine will be administered in four doses to children between 6 months and 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: Experts Say We Can End Malaria by 2050 — Here's How

    Experts Say We Can End Malaria by 2050 — Here's How

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Sept. 9, 2019

    Though ambitious, experts say it is achievable with collaboration among the global health community. Read more

  • Article: This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    This Marine Creature Could Help Fight a Terrible Disease and Alleviate Poverty

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Gaëlle Langué|July 11, 2019

    The WHO aims to eliminate the disease by 2025 — and prawns could help. Read more

  • Article: Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002
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    Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2019

    Trachoma is the leading cause of infectious blindness in the world. Read more

  • Article: 5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    5 Crucial Facts You Need to Know This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    “Eradicating an infectious disease is a staggeringly difficult task — we’ve only done it once.” Read more

  • Article: Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day
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    Here's What Global Citizen Is Working on This World Health Day

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 5, 2019

    …and how you can take action to help. Read more

  • Article: Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment

    Infectious 'Kissing Bug' Disease Could Be Cured in Just 2 Weeks With New Treatment

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|March 15, 2019

    Chagas disease affects an estimated 6 to 7 million people around the world. Read more