Partner content

Five years ago in London, WHO, pharmaceutical companies, donors, endemic countries and non-government organizations gathered to commit to the London Declaration on NTDs.This week, share original content from this diverse partnership working to combat NTDs around the world.
 


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Media Coverage & Opinion Pieces

Check out and share recent articles on the London Declaration and global effort to #BeatNTDs.


 

A lot can happen in 5 years! @FightingMalaria on 5 moments in the fight to #beatNTDs since the #LondonDeclaration http://bit.ly/2kkHyDw
 

 

Can You Spot The Real #NTD From A Game Of Thrones Disease? http://bzfd.it/2jIKtmc @Maisie_Williams @EmiliaClarkeTM @IAMLenaHeadey
 

 

Excited to see @UKHouseofLords member @LPNorthover give a shout out to the London Declaration on #NTDs! #beatNTDsbit.ly/2jZXGYD
 

 

@CEbikeme discusses how #NTDs cut across issues: poverty, equity, #WASH, nutrition, #climatechange @Medium #beatntds bit.ly/2k07bXZ
 

 

@DeutscheWelle reports on challenges to eliminate schistosomiasis in Kenya. Let's #beatNTDs bit.ly/2kxdnto

 

 

Inspiring to have @Pontifex and other religious leaders as advocates to #beatNTDs bit.ly/2jC8vUz @sabinvaccine @TheENDFund
 

 

Fewer people than ever are suffering from #NTDs thanks to dedicated global partners like the @WBG_Health #beatNTDs bit.ly/2kv1xQR
 

 

Incredible story of a community advocate who fights stigma against leprosy in Dakar @SpeakUpAfrica1 http://bit.ly/2kgWOjo #beatNTDs

 

New data and mapping tools can help #beatNTDs around the world. Here's how:http://bit.ly/2jXUQWs @NTDResearch #DataSavesLives

 
 

Could #vaccines be the future of the fight to #beatNTDs? @sabinvaccine shares their take: http://bit.ly/2kSLHQN

 

The London Declaration started a change in thinking” says @Sightsavers Simon Bush #NTDs http://bit.ly/2jRYRJO #beatNTDs

 

@DrJulieJ highlights what it takes to #beatNTDs in her interview with @linordmoudou on @VOA Health Chat http://bit.ly/2ko1QNk

 

In northern Nigeria, community leaders play a crucial role distributing drugs to #beatNTDs. http://bit.ly/2kLJFyD @guardian

 

 

PATH, Clarus and @theGHIF announce innovative $25M financing to fight #hookworm   http://www.path.org/news/press-room/797/ #beatNTDs
 

 

Great summary of progress against NTDs and the road ahead from expert David Molyneux @LSTMnews http://bit.ly/2kcLBQC #beatNTDs
 

 

Too many people still suffer from preventable diseases like leprosy. @NovartisFDN shares their stories: http://bit.ly/2jRh3Dk #beatNTDs
 

 

Great new @FT piece by @AJack on the impact of #pharma commitment to #BeatNTDs on.ft.com/2jJ8hJQ

 

 

Leprosy is an ancient disease, but still present in much of the world. See what it looks like in Ghana today: bit.ly/2kNluPA #beatNTDs
 

 

@SueDHellman says on recent gains to #beatNTDs: “today, the landscape is dramatically different”@statnews bit.ly/2k9Ls0w

 

 

@AbbVie shares why it’s dedicated to working with partners to #BeatNTDs http://bit.ly/2jnO1yS
 

 

5 yrs since London Declaration on #NTDs, @FightingMalaria shares 5 successes against these diseases #BeatNTDs bit.ly/2k8R0Ir  
 

 

 Progress against NTDs is one of the many things to be excited about in 2017, says @NickKristof @nytimes: http://nyti.ms/2kgDcy7  #beatNTDs

 

 

Every $ invested" must deliver the “greatest social return.” Why @alwaleed_philan joined the fight to #beatNTDs: huff.to/2jY1eLY

 

 

Excited about @alwaleed_philan new commitment to neglected tropical diseases! Partnership = key to #beatNTDs bit.ly/2kAWY49

 

 

Great piece in @VOANews: Why Pres. Carter is working to end Guinea worm & #beatNTDs @CarterCenter bit.ly/2ipN5ry

 

 

@AIMNTDs partner @AmericanLeprosy CEO Simmons shares how new tools help #beatNTDs, strengthen #healthsystems http://bit.ly/2k99ubM
 

 

Want to end preventable diseases that disable & disfigure +1 bn people? @HuffingtonPost Project Zero #beatNTDs http://huff.to/2g7OrDO

 

Learn how high-quality trachoma surgery across Africa is changing lives & eliminating a terrible disease. http://bit.ly/2kRAcpi #beatNTDs


Events

Partners around the world are hosting NTD events throughout the anniversary week – check them out below!
 

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29 January 2017

World Leprosy Day
World Leprosy Day is 29 January. We encourage you to help raise awareness about leprosy via social media using the hashtag #WLD2017.

 

 

31 January 2017

London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research: Identifying Priorities & Filling the Gaps- What’s Next For NTD Research? 
Join the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR) for an evening of research presentations and discussion aimed at identifying priorities for the future of neglected tropical disease (NTD) research, as well as a commemoration of the 5th anniversary of the London Declaration on NTDs.
 

 

FEB 3, 2017

Facebook Live Q&A with Dr. Peter Hotez
Two END7 student supporters will interview NTD expert Dr. Peter Hotez on Facebook Live via the END7 Facebook page on Friday, February 3 at 12:00 PM EST.