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Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Help Fight Disease

Earlier this year, I attended a meeting of the Alliance for Global Elimination of Trachoma. I was there to represent safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), which are critical to the global strategy to eliminate blinding trachoma, the leading cause of preventable blindness. Read more >>

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The END7 Campaign Unites!

The work to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is one of the greatest examples of the power of innovative public-private partnerships. Read more >>

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The Next Chapter in the Fighting Neglected Tropical Diseases

Not all NTD research is created equal. Beyond basic research, much more research and development, including late-stage product development, for new drugs, vaccines, and diagnostics is urgently needed for those NTDs where adequate tools do not exist. Read more >>

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