"No to NTDs" is part of an inclusive advocacy campaign aimed at increasing awareness, prioritization and national commitment to accelerate the control and elimination of NTDs in Africa.
Worms affect the most vulnerable populations in Africa, with over 560 million school aged children living in areas where these parasites are widely spread.
We must put an end to worms and support our local communities in their deworming activities.
Your voice and actions count, together, we are #StrongerThanWorms!
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of destructive and dangerous communicable diseases. Although they can be prevented and treated, they continue to cause severe disfigurement and other long-term disabilities that create obstacles to education, employment, economic growth and overall development.
billion people are affected by NTDs worldwide.
of African countries are cœndemic for at least 5 of these diseases.
of the global NTD burden occurs in Africa.
of global healthcare funding goes to controlling NTDs.