The WHO report, Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases, sets investment targets and makes the case for increased domestic investment to reach the targets of WHO’s Roadmap on Neglected Tropical Diseases by 2020 as well as sustain enhanced and equitable access to health coverage against these diseases to 2030. The report will launch on February 19th.


  • Baroness Lindsay Northover, Under Secretary of State, Department for International Development (DFID), U.K
  • Dr Dirk Engels, Director, WHO Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases
  • Honourable Jeremy Lefroy, Member of Parliament, U.K
  • Lord Nigel Crisp, Co-chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Health, U.K


Event Date: 
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Event Address: 
The Royal Society, Wolfson Hall, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, U.K
Event Location: 
London, U.K