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.
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
The London Declaration started a change in thinking” says @Sightsavers Simon Bush #NTDs http://bit.ly/2jRYRJO #beatNTDs
Great new @FT piece by @AJack on the impact of #pharma commitment to #BeatNTDs on.ft.com/2jJ8hJQ
@SueDHellman says on recent gains to #beatNTDs: “today, the landscape is dramatically different”@statnews bit.ly/2k9Ls0w
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
Want to end preventable diseases that disable & disfigure +1 bn people? @HuffingtonPost Project Zero #beatNTDs http://huff.to/2g7OrDO
Partners around the world are hosting NTD events throughout the anniversary week – check them out below!
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.