Who We Are

The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is an advocacy initiative dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)--a group of disabling, disfiguring, and deadly diseases affecting more than 1.4 billion people worldwide living on less than $1.25 a day..

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Our History

In 2006, NTD control was seen as a monumental task, with more than 1.4 billion people suffering from one or more NTDs around the world. While several organizations had made significant progress on individual diseases over the previous decade, we recognized that reaching more people in a cost-effective way required a truly integrated and coordinated approach. .

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What We do

The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases raises the profile of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and builds support for control and elimination activities through our efforts to educate, advocate, catalyze, and convene. We highlight efforts underway in the field, and we connect global players and afflicted communities to increase access to vital ...

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