In 2006, following direct advocacy and published rationale, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) established a neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) program to support the scale-up of integrated platforms to target the elimination and control of 5 NTDs—lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and soil-transmitted helminthiasis.
This article examines the overlap of people living with disabilities and NTDs
This article examines the relationship between disability and neglected tropical diseases
This paper assess challenges and progress to the elimination and eradication of NTDs
This toolkit provides step-by-step guidance to NTD program managers and partners on how to engage and work collaboratively with the WASH community to improve delivery of services to underserved population affected by many NTDs.
This study aims to quantify and characterize research activity and treatment availability for NTDs in children in order to inform the prioritization of future research efforts.
This article looks at how economic developing is helping Ghana to accelerate towards its NTD targets through health system strengthening and mobile health activities.
This article examines the landscape of efforts towards NTD integration across countries with the highest burden of disease and reviews the administrative management of integration in order to identify approaches and pathways for integration.
This article looks at the contribution of Helen Keller International and its work to build the capacity of Ministries of Health to conduct community mobilization, mass drug administration campaigns, morbidity management, monitoring and evaluation for neglected tropical diseases.
This article examines the public–private consortium developed to tackle trachoma and attempts to highlight key success factors in the development and operation of that consortium.