#TropMed is going Virtual
Act | West at the ASTMH 2020 Annual Meeting
15 Nov 20 - 19 Nov 20
The ASTMH Annual Meeting draws tropical medicine and global health professionals representing academia, foundations, government, not for profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, the private sector, military and private practice. The meeting is designed for researchers, professors, government and public health officials, military personnel, travel clinic physicians, practicing physicians in tropical medicine, students and all healthcare providers working in the fields of tropical medicine, hygiene and global health. 
COR-NTD
Act | West at COR-NTD 2020
12 Nov 20 - 14 Nov 20
The Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD) is a group of researchers, program implementers and their in-country partners with the shared goal of optimizing NTD control and elimination.
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.