#NTDs

  • Article: A New Youth-Led Organization Just Launched to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

    A New Youth-Led Organization Just Launched to Fight Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Jackie Marchildon  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 27, 2020

    The End the Neglect campaign aims to raise awareness and call for action on the elimination of NTDs. Read more

  • Article: Jan. 30 Is the First-Ever World NTD Day. What That Means — and Why It Matters

    Jan. 30 Is the First-Ever World NTD Day. What That Means — and Why It Matters

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 30, 2020

    Neglected tropical diseases affect more than 1.5 billion people worldwide. Read more

  • Feature: Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Mandy Beck from Düsseldorf
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    Global Citizen’s Action Taker of the Week: Mandy Beck from Düsseldorf

    By Jana Sepehr|Jan. 28, 2020

    "We, as Global Citizens, stand for a world where health is not a privilege but a human right." Read more

  • Article: How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    How One African Country Is Working to Eliminate a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    Trachoma, which can cause blindness, has been eliminated in 46 out of 50 regions in Uganda. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Could Be the First African Country to Eliminate This Blinding Disease

    Uganda Could Be the First African Country to Eliminate This Blinding Disease

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 24, 2020

    Nearly 21 million people worldwide are impacted by river blindness — and 99% are in Africa. Read more

  • Article: How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    How Health Workers Are Reaching a Nomadic Tribe in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Jacky Habib|Jan. 8, 2020

    The Ateker tribe often slips through the cracks of health systems due to their nomadic lifestyle. Read more

  • Article: A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    A Year on From Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100, How Your Actions Are Already Changing Lives

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2019

    Over $7 billion in commitments are set to impact 121 million lives — and it’s already happening. Read more

  • 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