Super Eagles captain and Watford of England defender, William Troost-Ekong, is leading Team Thrive Africa in a fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs)...
As the second country with the highest burden of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in the world, over 120 million Nigerians are at the risk of one NTD or the other.
Ahead of the 2022 World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) Day, the Federal Government says it is reviewing existing studies, campaigns, WASH, and NTDs analysis in the country.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Senator Yahaya Oloriegbe, has expressed the readiness of the National Assembly to ensure prompt release of budgetary allocation
2 Feb 2021
A strange illness that causes swollen legs has hit Bara village of Kirfi LGA in Bauchi State with 10 villagers hospitalized.
21 Jan 2021
The END Fund, a private philanthropic initiative, has announced the appointment of Professor Moses John Bockarie and Dr. Caroline Karutu as a board member and head of programmmes respectively. Bockarie has been involved in the control of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) for over 30 years while Karutu has extensive experience designing and leading large-scale public health programs. …
27 Nov 2020
Grassroots leadership has been identified as an effective means in planning and execution of public health projects to get the desired outcome on ending Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
12 Nov 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may have worsened Nigeria’s poverty level, but experts say investing in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) elimination will improve the nations economy, preventing disability of millions of Nigerians.
7 Oct 2020
A report by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) and Ending Neglected Diseases (END) Fund has revealed that over 1.7 billion persons infected with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) require urgent treatment to avert disability and high mortality globally.
1 Feb 2020
Stakeholders in the health sector have decried the ordeal of about 1.6 billion of the world’s poorest in the hands of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
19 Jun 2019
Super Eagles’ defender, William Ekong has started a campaign to draw attention to neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that affect more than 120 million Nigerians. In partnership with the END Fund and Common Goal, William appears in a 48 seconds public service announcement where he calls on affected Nigerians to seek free treatment. Neglected tropical diseases…
17 Dec 2017
The government of the United Kingdom has disclosed plans to invest £360m over the next five years with a view to saving over 200 million people suffering from Tricomia...