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NNN membership expansion and cross-cutting working groups

Current Vice-Chair of the NNN, Gail Davey, shares some important developments on the network’s composition and approach to collaborative working The Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network is growing...

8th annual NNN conference focuses on need for collaborative action to end NTDs

The 8th NTD NGO Network summit was opened at the King Fahd Palace Hotel, Dakar, Senegal, yesterday (28 Sept) as up to 300 participants from 100 organisations and 49 countries discussed the importance...

How do the BEST framework and the Triple Zero strategy align?

The BEST framework informs practice across NTDs. How does the Triple Zero framework used by leprosy NGOs align? Frameworks can be useful tools to help us understand, plan and evaluate tasks and...

Workshop Proposal Submissions & Travel Awards

Workshop Proposal Submission We are very committed to making NNN as participatory and action focused as possible and to do this we would like to ask you for your input into the development of the...

NNN Summit 2017 - Register now

Registrations for the 2017 NNN Summit in Dakar, Senegal are now open.  The 8th Annual NTD NGDO Network Meeting is hosted by Helen Keller International and is supported by the Schistosomiasis Control...

Damien Foundation is recruiting a Director of Projects

Damien Foundation, an association specialized in the fight against leprosy and tuberculosis, is currently looking for a Director of Project Department for its headquarters in Brussels to strengthen...

Save the Date: NNN Meeting 28-30th September

Following the “record breaking” success of the NTD Summit in Geneva where we all had the opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to creating a world free of NTDs we are delighted to announce this year...

NNN statement to 2nd Global Partners Meeting on NTDs

The NTDs were not formally part of the MDGs. Now, with inclusion in the SDGs, how does inclusion of NTDs in SDG framework affect the work of the NGDOs? The MGDs were transformative. However they were...

Marshall Islands free of lymphatic filariasis

The WHO congratulated the Republic of the Marshall Islands on 30 March 2017 for eliminating lymphatic filariasis, also known as elephantiasis, as a public health problem.  Lympathic filariasis is a...

Neglected Tropical Diseases Summit 2017

2017 marks the 5th anniversary of the World Health Organization's roadmap on NTDs and the London Declaration. To celebrate this milestone, Uniting to Combat NTDs, the World Health Organization and...

Upcoming Events


UK to host disability summit in July 2018

The Secretary of State for International Development, Penny Mordaunt MP, that the UK government will hold a global disability summit in July 2018.NNN member Sightsavers has welcomed the...