Taking on 17 diseases with names like schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis and dracunculiasis may seem daunting.

Earlier this month, the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases published some very exciting news – Togo is about to become the first sub-Saharan African country to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF), a painful and disabling neglected tropical disease (NTD) also known as elephantiasis.

Is it really possible to change a life with a T-shirt? 14 lives? We’ve teamed up again with T-shirt company Sevenly to do just that.

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