RTI Recognizes First World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

Celebrating the ENVISION impact

For eight years, USAID’s ENVISION project didn’t just deliver billions of treatments to help end NTDs, it delivered healthier futures for millions of people. Though ENVISION has come to an end, many countries are on track to reach NTD control and elimination goals thanks to its accomplishments. Learn more.

The next Act (ion) to End NTDs: Supporting countries for sustainable elimination of NTDs

Building on more than a decade of USAID-supported efforts, the Act to End Neglected Tropical Diseases | East program  partners with governments and other stakeholders to build sustainable, country led NTD programming, with a focus on national planning and financing. The program supports countries in Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean on their journey to self-reliance by helping to create sustainable NTD programming within robust and resilient health systems. Learn more.

New U.S. NTD legislation signed into law

The End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act, recently signed into U.S. law, bolsters support for USAID’s NTD program, and calls for coordination with other development efforts, such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, water and sanitation, and education. Learn more.

Improving the supply chain of NTD medicines in Nigeria

Nigeria has one of the largest populations at risk for NTDs spread across an expansive landscape, which can make it challenging to get medicines to hard-to-reach locations. With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, RTI will pilot an innovative supply chain platform called TraceRx to improve the tracking and management of donated NTD medicines. Learn more.

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