The term “Neglected Tropical Diseases” was coined in 2003, to bring together a concerted global effort. Addressing NTDs under a single ‘brand’ has significantly added to interest in NTDs, and subsequently added to funding and implementation support. This briefing outlines why the BEST framework... Read more
The Geneva Commitment was signed by attendees of NTD Summit 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland to reaffirm the commitments set out in the London Declaration.
NTDs are a group of treatable and preventable diseases that continue to affect over one billion of the world’s most impoverished, marginalized people living in remote communities. Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) play a key role in the fight against these diseases.
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NTD NGDO Network Washington Communique - New Frontiers: Using the BEST Framework to Connect Neglected Tropical Diseases to Global Development
In the year ahead, the NNN community will redouble its commitments to the broader development agenda and prioritise the development of the BEST framework in consultation with NNN members and other interested stakeholders. #WatchThisSpace... Read more
There are 17 neglected tropical diseases, many of which have connections to WASH. This manual focuses on only those with the strongest links to WASH. For more information about the connections between WASH and all 17 NTDs, look at Table 1 of the document “... Read more
Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are a crucial but all too often underplayed part of the prevention and control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). Diseases including Trachoma, Soil-Transmitted Helminthes (STH) and Schistosomiasis all demand practical WASH interventions so that their... Read more
NTD NGDO Network 2015 Abu Dhabi Declaration - PDF for dissemination
Abu Dhabi Declaration - PDF
Ten Steps: A guide for health promotion and empowerment of people affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases
See American Leprosy Mission's Ten Steps: A guide for health promotion and empowerment of people affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases
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