World Health Organization

The World Health Organization highlights the Development Agency Roundtable -- organized by Global Network in Berlin. 

"WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis G Sambo, has re-iterated his appeal to all stakeholders to fill the financing gaps in order to help ensure that well-designed national plans for addressing Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the African Region are fully implemented to achieve the goal of eradicating, eliminating and controlling targeted NTDs by 2020.

In a message to the Development Agencies Roundtable which ended on Wednesday in Berlin, Germany, Dr Sambo also urged Governments in the WHO African Region to increase their domestic investments in health, while advocating for increased international health partnerships and funding."

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