Photo Courtesy of NNN, 2019
2020 NNN Conference—Accelerating to 2030: Building Resilient NTD Programmes
08 Sep 20 - 10 Sep 20
The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Disease NGO (NNN) Conference, titled Accelerating to 2030: Building Resilient NTD Programmes in a Changing World, will take place on Tuesday, September 8 – Thursday, September 10, 2020.
Raya the Muppet helps a boy get clean water through World Vision's WASH UP! model. Photo Credit: World Vision
How can WASH help to reach the WHO's 2030 NTD road map targets?
02 Sep 20 - 02 Sep 20
On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) is hosting a Zoom webinar titled, How can the water, sanitation and hygiene sector/WASH help to reach the WHO's 2030 NTD road map targets? In this webinar, to be held at 8 am ET/2 pm GMT, World Vision's Zeinabou Mahamame, Cross-Sector Program Manager in Niger, will discuss how the NTD module of the WASHUp! program, supported by USAID's Act to End NTDs | West program, uses a fun, play-based curriculum involving Sesame Workshop's global health ambassador Muppet Raya to teach school children to use proper hygiene to prevent NTDs such as schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiasis. The webinar is available in French and English.
2019 Annual Meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD)
18 Nov 19 - 19 Nov 19
Act to End NTDs | West and FHI 360 will be presenting at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland from November 18 - 19. The goal of the COR-NTD meeting is to strengthen the community of NTD researchers, program implementers and their supporters to address knowledge gaps in a coordinated way, and to inform the agenda of future NTD research. Join the conversation online by using #COR_NTD19.