#NTDs

  • 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: 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: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. 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

  • Article: This Disease Spread Through Bug Bites Kills Up to 30,000 People Each Year

    This Disease Spread Through Bug Bites Kills Up to 30,000 People Each Year

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|March 5, 2019

    Ninety percent of cases are found in just seven countries. Read more