Chelsea Toledo, MA, is Associate Director of Communications & Development for the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center, a program of the Task Force for Global Health. Supported principally by grants from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USAID, and DFID, the Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center serves as Secretariat for the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases, or COR-NTD. Chelsea has a background in science writing and nonprofit public relations, and is currently a student at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health, where she is pursuing a Master of Public Health degree in Prevention Science.
This content is a spotlight of the African Researchers' Small Grants Program. It was originally published on USAID's Medium blog.
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