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21
April

Huffington Post: Collaboration Drives Efforts To End Neglected Tropical Diseases

On April 21, 2017, The Huffington Post published an opinion-editorial entitled "Collaboration Drives Efforts To End Neglected Tropical Diseases," authored by Dave Ross, President & CEO of The Task Force for Global Health. Co-authoring the piece were the directors of The Task Force's NTD Programs: Paul Emerson (International Trachoma Initiative), Rubina Imtiaz (Children Without Worms), Eric Ottesen (NTD Support Center), and Yao Sodahlon (Mectizan Donation Program).

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20
April

WHO Issues Fourth Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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19
April

$812 Million NTD Funding Pledged, World Record Set for Drug Donations & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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16
April

UK Government Commits New Funding to Support Operational Research on NTDs

On Sunday, April 16, the United Kingdom's International Development Secretary Priti Patel announced a support package, allocated from the Ross Fund, to address neglected tropical diseases. Part of the committed funding is dedicated to research and development for new technologies, with grants to the Drugs for Neglected Tropical Diseases Initiative (DNDi), the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnotics (FIND), and the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases (COR-NTD). COR-NTD, whose Secretariat is the NTD Support Center at The Task Force for Global Health, will steward a grant of £10 million from the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to advance the operational research agenda for neglected tropical diseases.

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14
April

Lymphatic Filariasis Eliminated as a Public Health Problem in Togo, Elephantiasis Linked to Podoconiosis in Uganda & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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05
April

Marshall Islands Validated for Eliminating Lymphatic Filariasis & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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27
March

Researchers Take a Hard Look at Schistosomiasis & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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20
March

New Research Findings on Wolbachia in Lymphatic Filariasis, Onchocerciasis and Dengue & Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center. 

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08
March

Partners Commemorate International Women's Day and Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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02
March

Association between Podoconiosis and Trachoma Morbidity, Progress on Hookworm and Schistosomiasis Vaccines and Other NTD News

This news roundup is a collection of headlines and other items on neglected tropical diseases, and does not reflect the work or the views of the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center.

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