The NTD NGO Network is made up of a broad range of NGOs that work with ministries of health to eliminate and control NTDs.  

  • The Carter Center

    The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.

  • CBM

    CBM is an international Christian disability and development organization, transforming the lives of people with disabilities in low-income communities.Through its local partners, CBM works in over 60 countries, providing services to over 80 million people including 70 million people who received drug treatments for the control of NTDs.

  • Children Without Worms

    Children Without Worms (CWW) is a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and the Task Force for Global Health in the global control of soil-transmitted helminths (STH), commonly known as intestinal worms.

  • The Damien Foundation

    The Damien Foundation is highly specialised. Ours is a long-term battle waged specifically against two diseases, leprosy and tuberculosis. The focused nature of our work sets our Foundation apart from other non-governmental organisations.We help in setting up easily accessible, sustainable, high-quality programmes. However, we limit our project work to specific regions and countries. This is because our project commitment is a long-term one. As long as it is desirable, reasonable and necessary to do so, we will remain partners in a project.

  • Eyes of the World

    Eyes of the World is a non-profit foundation that helps poor people with impaired vision receive qualified ophthalmological attention from their local health services.


    FAIRMED (formerly known as Swiss Emmaus Leprosy Relief) is instrumental in combating neglected tropical diseases.

  • The Fred Hollows Foundation

    Working to continue the late Professor Fred Hollow's vision, The Fred Hollows Foundation teams in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, work alongside Governments, national staff and local partners to increase our collective impact in eliminating avoidable blindness around the world.

  • Handicap International

    Co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, Handicap International is an independent and impartial organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.

  • Health & Development International

    Health & Development International (HDI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with offices in the United States and Norway and is dedicated to working toward the eradication of Guinea worm disease and lymphatic filariasis in Africa and elsewhere.

  • Helen Keller International

    Helen Keller International (HKI) is known for sustainability, reliability, efficiency, and the highest level of technical expertise in preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition. HKI is headquartered in New York City, and has programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.

  • International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

    The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organization to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities.

  • International Trachoma Initiative

    The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) is a program of the Task Force for Global Health to leverage resources and significantly increase efforts to eliminate blinding trachoma.

  • IMA World Health

    IMA World Health (IMA), a specialist in providing essential healthcare services and medical supplies around the world, is a nonprofit, faith-based organization working to restore health, hope and dignity to those most in need.

  • Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology

    The goal of the Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO) is to reduce blindness in Africa by building the capacity of eye care professionals, communities, and others to implement prevention of blindness activities throughout eastern Africa.


    LEPRA is a UK based international NGO fighting disease, poverty and prejudice.

  • Light for the World

    Following a human rights based approach, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD targets persons with disabilities living in poverty, and is committed to promoting eye health, rehabilitation, inclusive education, and an accessible and inclusive development co-operation.

  • Lions Clubs International Foundation

    The mission of the Lions Clubs International Foundation is to support the efforts of Lions clubs worldwide in serving their local communities and the world community as they carry out essential humanitarian service projects.

  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Neglected Tropical Diseases

    The LSTM has been involved in the study of infectious diseases in the tropics with an outstanding record of achievement in the areas of NTD research and capacity building for over a century. These achievements include descriptions of basic parasite and vector biology, drug development, support of country health programmes, technical assistance to global initiatives, evidence based strengthening and other interventions that will reduce the burden of NTDs.

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    The mission of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

  • Mectizan Donation Program

    Established 25 years ago, the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) is the longest-running, disease-specific, drug donation program and public/private partnership of its kind.


    MITOSATH is a Non-Governmental Development Organization (NGDO) committed to improving the quality of life of the poor and rural indigent through advocacy, raising awareness, resource mobilization and energizing the collective will of all stakeholders for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).


    Orbis believes in a world where no one is needlessly blind or visually impaired. By collaborating with partners and training local eye care teams they help build the skills and resources needed to deliver quality eye care across the world. By uniting the world to fight blindness Orbis works to ensure no one loses their sight simply because of where they were born.

  • Organisation pour la Prévention de la Cécité

    The OPC (Organisation pour la Prévention de la Cécité - Organisation for the Prevention of Blindness) is an international NGO with specific expertise in ocular public health. It fights to preserve the sight of as many people as possible in the most deprived populations in French-speaking developing countries.

  • RTI International

    RTI International is a global leader in NTD control and elimination. Since 2006, RTI has worked in partnership with NTD endemic countries to help integrate and scale up their national NTD control programs for lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, soil-transmitted helminths, and trachoma.

  • Schistosomiasis Control Initiative

    SCI’s mission is to improve the health and development of the world’s poorest populations by eliminating schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminths (STH) hookworm, whipworm and roundworm.

  • Sightsavers International

    Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. We also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.

  • United Front Against River Blindness

    UFAR's primary goal is to become a recognized and respected member of the coalition of international, national and local organizations currently involved in concerted efforts to eliminate onchocerciasis as a major public health and socioeconomic problem in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • The University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health Program

    The University of Melbourne has launched the Indigenous Eye Health Program to tackle eye health issues in Australia's indigenous communities.

  • WaterAid

    WaterAid is an international organisation whose mission is to transform the lives of the poorest and most marginalised people by improving access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

  • Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

    The Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, part of the Wilmer Eye Institute, is a joint collaboration of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Bloomberg School of Public Health.

  • World Vision International

    World Vision International is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

  • James Cook University

    One of the world's leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia's James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rainforests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.