This year’s Nobel laureates in medicine, announced on Monday, developed therapies that have revolutionized the treatment of some of the most devastating diseases caused by parasites. USAID relies on these medicines to protect millions of people at risk.
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Ending the ‘Neglect’ in Neglected Tropical Diseases
USAID is committed to supporting the control and elimination of some of the most debilitating neglected tropical diseases around the world. We have the drugs we need from strategic partnerships, giving us the ability to treat millions. Now, countries must also step up and dedicate their own resources to fighting these diseases.
Using Technology For STH Control
The reach of mobile phones into even the poorest and most remote parts of the world has shown these devices to be the tool of choice for civil and social transformation. Read more >>
Health and Economic Returns on Science and Innovation Investments for Global Health
Much work is to be done. Global diseases like HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis take eight lives per minute. Read more >>