The Middle Class Can Help End Neglected Tropical Diseases
Africa's middle class will spend an estimated US$ 1.4 trillion by 2020. What if they put some of that money toward ending the five most common NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, intestinal worms, onchocerciasis (river blindness), trachoma and schistosomiasis, asks Carl Manlan for the Aspen New Voices Fellowship.
The Aspen Institute, 31 January 2018
At the 30th African Union Summit, Heads of State and Governments endorsed the new African Leaders Malaria Alliance scorecard which includes indicators on neglected tropical… Read more »
Trachoma screening in Nigeria (file photo).
This Day, 21 December 2017
The country director of Sightsavers, a non-governmental organisation, Dr. Sunday Isiyaku, has revealed that over one billion people are affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases… Read more »
Citizen, 25 January 2018
The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is expected to release its annual scorecardon the coming Sunday of 28 January,updating the progress made in malaria control and… Read more »
Vanguard, 30 January 2018
The African Leaders Malaria Alliance, ALMA has included Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in its annual scorecard on disease progress. Read more »