The magnitude of the problem is significant…   
783 million people do not have access to safe water.
2.5 billion people do not have access to adequate sanitation.

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Most people have never heard of diseases like elephantiasis, river blindness, snail fever, trachoma, roundworm, whipworm, or hookworm.  But one in six people globally, including more than half a billion children, have these organisms living and breeding inside their bodies.   

Yet the solution to these diseases is relatively simple: For only 50 cents, we can provide one person with treatment and protection against all seven NTDs for up to one year. 

Our Work

From 2006 to 2017, the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases was dedicated to eliminating the seven most common NTDs. We worked with governments, corporations, NGOs and individuals to raise awareness, and leverage the resources necessary to fight NTDs.

Controlling and eliminating neglected tropical diseases is critical to improving the health of the world’s poorest people. To achieve this goal, we worked to:

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