A lot of people ask us, why is it a Global Network?

Controlling and eliminating the seven most common NTDs is no simple task that can be accomplished by one organization or individual.  Successfully fighting these diseases of poverty requires a community effort – and the hard work and dedication of stakeholders at all levels, including pharmaceutical companies, non-profit organizations, governments, academic institutions, corporations and the general public. 

The Global Network is not a membership organization, but we work in partnership with many different organizations and individuals involved in the global fight against NTDs.  The Global Network was founded in 2006 with the support of six partners and the Sabin Vaccine Institute:


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