Earlier this month the United Kingdom’s Houses of Parliament met on two separate occasions to discuss global health priorities  with debates on global health research and development and health systems strengthening.

Results released by the U.S. Government (USG) in September reveal that since fiscal year (FY) 2009, more than $50 billion has been invested by the USG in foreign assistance for health, saving millions of lives.

Last week, researchers, academics, doctors and advocates from all over the world gathered in Mexico City, Mexico at the 13th International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA). Sabin Vaccine Institute (Sabin) President Dr.

Abhishek Bachchan, Bollywood superstar, joins the END7 campaign to fight neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

More than half of the world’s population is at risk of contracting diseases carried by small organisms like mosquitoes, snails and sand flies.

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. 

 

What do neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have to do with women’s health? A recent review entitled, “Effective Health Interventions for Adolescents That Could Be Integrated with Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programs”, has just been published looking at how combining multiple health interventions with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations increases the effectiveness of HPV delivery.

Last week, the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released a report – A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economics through Sustainable Development.

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