Passing through a leafy neighborhood of Brazzaville, we turn into the well kept confines of the national immunization program. Each office is named for its function: Surveillance, Statistics and Data Management and so on.
The estimated 21 million people each year who get typhoid fever must now face another life-threatening reality: The emergence of antibiotic-resistant typhoid strains. Because typhoid control is still heavily reliant on antibiotics, even with the availability of safe and effective vaccines, this news is especially alarming.

Sierra Leone’s members of parliament (MPs) are driving forward progress on immunization goals within their country. Yet many MPs who were instrumental in defending immunization budgets and pushing forward legislation were not re-elected this year.

Giving the Gift of Good Health

For those of us in the neglected tropical disease (NTD) community, Washington, DC was an exciting place to be recently.

Building momentum on the recent Declaration and

With final exams approaching throughout universities across the United States, the beginning of the semester – particularly the boring details of packing and moving and, oh, getting your updated vaccines – seems like a distant memory.  

More than half a billion children around the world suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

 

END7 presents this story of one family's struggle and triumph over neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Burangi, Kenya. 

 

Nearly one in six people worldwide needlessly suffer from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), yet a tremendous need for research and development of new products to treat and protect against these debilitating diseases still exists.

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