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Dr Pamela Mbabazi of @WHO NTD - highlighting FGS - the burden, challenges and opportunities in the context of improving sexual and reproductive health rights of young women and girls at ICASA. #beatntds #Notontds @Mununura @drclstbg
"#NTDs start where the road ends".
📹Check out @matendechero, Dir. of Vector Borne & NTDs Division at @MOH_Kenya, insights on what countries should do to ensure the successful control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
The spirit of collaboration defines the NTD community & leveraging our different strengths is the most powerful measure we can take as a group.
As the @InCoNTDs comes to end, our common leadership is essential to reach NTD control & elimination.
Together, let’s say #NotoNTDs!
“Unity is strength, disunity is weakness” Swahili proverb via @mwelentuli.
Today, at @IncoNTD we discussed with @CWWAtlanta, @InfoNTD, @CIFFchild, & @FINDdx on the importance of strengthening Government ownership, advocacy & partnerships to end #NTDs across Africa.
We are excited and honoured to be a part of @IncoNTD, the first pan-African conference focusing on the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (#NTDs) – discussing building strategic alliances for an #Africa free of NTDs.
Together, let’s say #NotoNTDs! #INCONTD2019
People with disabilities have the greatest need for #health services but often have limited access to public services.
Ensuring that they can access quality health care is essential to achieve #UniversalHealthCoverage.
Together, let's #ChooseInclusion & say #NotoNTDs!
'हम सब यह संकल्प लेते हैं कि हम फाइलेरिया रोग को खत्म करने में अपना सहयोग देंगे' - Shri Jai Pratap Singh ji, Shri @Satishmahanaup and senior dignitaries commit to achieve #Filariasis elimination @CMOfficeUP @MhfwGoUP @nhm_up @GHS #IndiaWillEndLF #BeatNTDs #notoNTDs
#MarkYourCalendars: 30 January 2020 will be the first-ever World #NeglectedTropicalDiseases Day! We’re proud to stand with global partners to ensure these diseases get the attention & investment they deserve.
Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
Access to clean water and #sanitation are essential to reduce the transmission of #NTDs. Ahead of #WorldToiletDay, check out https://t.co/d7U80APdT8 to learn more about multi-sectoral partnerships of #WASH works towards sustainable #HealthForAll.
Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
The #RLMForum starts today in #AbuDhabi under the theme #AcceleratingThePace, at #SpeakUpAfrica, we share @RLMGlobalHealth's goals: to #endmalaria & say #NotoNTDs! Why? Because millions remain trapped in a cycle of poverty caused by preventable
diseases such as #malaria & #NTDs.
#Kenya kicks off its mass drug administration activities to control & eliminate #elephantiasis in the Jomvu Mombasa County.
The country aims to eliminate this neglected tropical disease (#NTD) by 2023.
More on the NTD fight📍#Africa: https://t.co/DABsI0l9I6
Country ownership & leadership is central if we want to accelerate the elimination of & ultimately end #NTDs! Check out @mwelentuli’s message for NTD endemic countries & discover why it is central to the new NTD Roadmap (2021-2030). Let’s say #NotoNTDs!
Lome, Togo: A fantastic discussion with @CarlManlan COO of Ecobank Foundation on how to promote "giving" for NTDS by individuals (in Africa &Diaspora) as well as SMEs using mobile banking platforms. #beatntds #NOTONTDS
Hon Mijiyawa, Minister of Health Togo: in football teams do not win because they have the best 11 but because they have they the best TEAM. #BEATNTDS #NOTONTDS
Hon. Minister for Health of Togo Mustapha Mijiyawa giving a vote of thanks following the receipt of two prizes celebrating the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis in Togo in 2017. Togo is the first country in Sub Saharan Africa to eliminate this disease. #beatntds #notontds
"In 2017, my country #BurkinaFaso reached nearly 6 million people with treatments for the five most common Neglected Tropical Diseases (#NTDs)." Adjoavi Sika Kaboré, First Lady of Burkina Faso. Read here full article here: https://t.co/Y73CY82PMm
Today is the last day of the #35ISCTRC African conference on #Trypanosomiasis. All is set for #ISCTRC's award ceremony in commemoration of its 70th-anniversary 🎉 @au_ibar @patricialumba @AfricanNewspage #NTDs #NoToNTDs #sleepingsickness
'#Africa lags the rest of the world on many health measures. Neglected tropical diseases (#NTDs) such as leishmaniasis and Buruli ulcer still take an unacceptable toll.' Thank you @DrTedros & @PaulKagame for saying #NotoNTDs! Read more : https://t.co/nHKawbTjqH
35th #African conference on #Trypanosomiasis #research underway in Abuja, Nigeria. @au_ibar @patricialumba @AfricanNewspage
#35ISCTRC #ISCTRC #NTDs #NotoNTDs
📩Civil society organizations (#CSOs), @mwelentuli, @WHO NTD Director has a message for you! Check out her video on the crucial role CSOs play in the fight against #NeglectedTropicalDiseases (#NTDs) in NTD endemic countries, share your thoughts & say #NotoNTDs! @NTD_NGOs #NNN2019
Schistosomiasis is one of the most widespread #NTDs in #Africa. #ESPEN is looking for mid-career professionals passionate about beating the disease to join their Roster of Experts!
✅Send your CV to @pmwinzi (email@example.com)
More info: https://t.co/t8U2mfsuv9
'Many partners, one voice' is #NNN2019's theme! Tomorrow, together with @girijasankar06, @impact_direct, @ILEPAntiLeprosy, @STHCoalition, @TrachomaControl & @ZeroLeprosy, we'll dig into the concept of 'partnership' during a panel/workshop! Join us room 13 at 11am.
Pleasure to spend time with @mwelentuli at #NNN2019. Dr Mwele Ntuli Malecela is the Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases at @WHO. @effecthope effecthope is proud to say #NoToNTDs
Thank you @mwelentuli for taking the time to discuss with us during #NNN2019 & for (again) saying #NotoNTDs! Stay tuned for the quick chat 📹 on the critical role civil society organizations (#CSOs) play in the fight against NTDs at national level!
"In the phrase “Neglected Tropical Diseases” (#NTDs), “Neglected” refers to a group of approximately 20 diseases, but it could just as easily describe the 1.5 billion people affected by them." More in the #GoalKeepers Report: https://t.co/vzFc7SkPN3
“We are many partners, but we have one voice. We have many roles, but we have one goal.” @mwelentuli, Director of the Department of Control of #NTDs at @WHO during @NTD_NGOs opening session. Together, let’s say #NotoNTDs!
#DidYouKnow: 43% of people who were at risk for #lymphaticfilariasis in @USAID ENVISION-supported countries no longer have to worry about the debilitating illness? More about their impact: https://t.co/jkHrPgsGV0
Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
#Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of infectious blindness. Now, 86 million people in @USAID's ENVISION-supported countries are no longer at risk for the disease, including Asnaku. Her story via @RTIFightsNTDs: https://t.co/siYtHaCHYY
Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
The new @NTD_NGOs toolkit “Collecting stories about #NTDs: A beginner's guide to field communications” provides tips to help program staff take photos & tell the stories of people affected by NTDs. Strengthen your communications skills: https://t.co/txXkNBtALa & say #NotoNTDs!
“Ghanaians must continue to refuse to accept other #NTDs as a fact of life.” Yacine Djibo, #SpeakUpAfrica's Executive Director for @GhBusinessNews. More about the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases in #Ghana here: https://t.co/5VbuXwZbgv
Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
"Neglected no more, 20 tropical diseases move closer to elimination" Learn here https://t.co/ds8ceGMRL2 about the outcomes of #ESPEN's meeting at @WHOAFRO #RC69 & know more about @MoetiTshidi remarks. Together, let's say #NotoNTDs!
Cette semaine lors de la réunion #ESPEN au #RC69 de @WHOAFRO, @MoetiTshidi a rappelé aux délégués que l'élimination des maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN) est essentielle à la réalisation des #ODD. Lire l'article ici :
Today, #ESPEN is hosting an event at @WHOAFRO Regional Committee Meeting in order to validate the review of the implementation of the NTD Roadmap & the Regional Strategy as well as proposed strategic directions towards the 2030 targets. Together, let's say #NotoNTDs @mwelentuli
#DidYouKnow: Because they carry & spread many diseases such as #malaria and elephantiasis, mosquitoes 🦟 are the deadliest animal on the planet! Together with @endmalaria & @WHOAFRO we strive to end these diseases. More on https://t.co/b8crFf1NGP
Depuis 2000, 6,2 milliards de traitements ont été distribués pour enrayer la propagation de la #filarioselymphatique (éléphantiasis), transmise par le moustique. Plus d’informations sur le portail #ESPEN : https://t.co/5QZalxe2TJ
Ajd c'est la journée mondiale du moustique (#WorldMosquitoDay). Saviez-vous que le moustique transmettait le #paludisme & l'éléphantiasis ? Deux maladies que nous combattons chez #SpeakUpAfrica. Découvrez comment sur https://t.co/b8crFf1NGP !
Almost half of the #NeglectedTropicalDiseases burden occurs in Africa, tragically affecting the poorest members of society. More must be done to defeat NTDs & they must be placed at top of the agenda of the @WHOAFRO Regional Committee Meeting! #NoToNTDs @mwelentuli @pmwinzi
#SDG target 3.3 focuses, among others, on ending #NeglectedTropicalDiseases (#NTDs) by 2030. Through #ESPEN, @WHOAFRO strives to strengthen national & sub-national capacities within member states to eliminate these diseases. It's time to say #NotoNTDs https://t.co/rRbEOCRRSJ
"This network will enable CSOs to collaborate, exchange their expertise on NTD-related issues and amplify their voices to truly drive change." @YacineDjibo, Founder of #SpeakUpAfrica, on the newly formed coalition.
#NTDUpdate: Civil society organizations have joined together to create #Africa’s first network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (#NTDs) to accelerate the elimination of NTDs across the continent! Read more here https://t.co/nEf597d9EA & say #NotoNTDs!
En parallèle de la réunion biannuelle des directeurs de programme de @WHOAFRO sur les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN) a été lancé une nouvelle plateforme https://t.co/xiW3Ik0tO6 visant à faciliter le partage des connaissances sur la lutte contre les MTN en Afrique. #NotoNTDs
New NTDs toolkit is launched to accelerate progress against NTDs in #Africa. "By opening the dialogue and utilizing shared resources like the new #NotoNTDs platform, we will be able to beat these diseases once and for all." @YacineDjibo. Read more here: https://t.co/v0CmtmuyYl
#HappeningNow @Elfadil_DSA “I’m personally committed to ending #NTDs & I urge all countries to support the @_AfricanUnion & prioritize these diseases” #NotoNtds
Panel discussion at @_AfricanUnion with Egypt, Burkina Faso, & Malawi. Sharing experiences and lesson learned from running successful NTD programs. #NotoNtds #beatntds
Dr Supriya @WHOEMRO Regional NTD Advisor speaking on NTDs in Africa at the @_AfricanUnion side event on NTDs.#beatntds #NotoNtds
The wonderful @NohaSalahHassa1 from MOH Egypt giving welcoming remarks at the AU NTD side event. #Beatntds #NotoNtds
Madame Cisse Mohammed, @_AfricanUnion Director of Social Affairs delivering opening remarks at the NTD side event at the AU-STC meeting. #beatntds #NotoNtds
The number of people at risk from trachoma has reduced by 91% from 1.5 billion in 2002 to 142.2 million in 2019, @WHO has reported in its latest #WeeklyEpidemiologicalRecord! The #SAFEstrategy works but more must be done! Read more: https://t.co/yJH7EJOuhs
New commitment from @JNJGlobalHealth will ensure 1 billion additional doses of mebendazole are delivered to at-risk children in developing countries to cure intestinal worms. Read more: More on neglected tropical diseases: https://t.co/dFSTcimFHl
Today we're excited to join over 200 participants at the 2nd Programme Managers Meeting on #NeglectedTropicalDiseases. Co-hosted by the @_AfricanUnion, @WHOAFRO & #ESPEN, this collaborative convening shows true commitment from all players to accelerate #NTD elimination!
Malawi's fight against elephantiasis. Good article on the lived experience of having Lymphatic Filariasis #NoToNTDs #BeatNTDs
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“Really good piece on the potential eradication of the neglected tropical disease #elephantiasis, which causes grotesque deformities and is one ...
Un immense merci à @CIDiong pour avoir modéré avec brio notre réunion de haut niveau en marge du #AUSummit2019 tenue sous le Haut-Patronage de S.E.M. @IssoufouMhm, Président du Niger, sur les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN). #NonauxMTN #NotoNTDs @PresidenceNiger @WHOAFRO
Le 7 juillet dernier mes soeurs de l'@OAFLA et moi-même avons dit "Non aux maladies tropicales négligées"! Merci au Président de la République @IssoufouMhm pour son soutien #SikaKaboré, @HindaDebyItno, #AntoinetteSassouNguesso et la Reine de #ESwatini.
Afin de mieux lutter contre les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN) le Niger vient de lancer une Coalition Nationale contre les MTN pour mieux protéger ses citoyens contre ces maladies. Le Niger dit #NonauxMTN.
Merci à Boubacar Zada, Mansoura Tidjani & aux membres de la communauté de Kollo (Région de Tillabéri) au #Niger pour leur témoignage poignant et leur appel à l'action lors de notre réunion au #AUSummit2019 sur les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN).
Neglected Tropical Diseases (#NTDs) & poor water, sanitation & hygiene conditions contribute to a vicious cycle of disease & poverty. Therefore, #WASH play a critical role in preventing
& caring for NTDs. Like H.E. Mrs #SikaKaboré, First Lady of #BurkinaFaso, let's say #NotoNTDs!
Félicitations à @AntoSassou pour sa nomination à la tête de l'@OAFLA. Un immense merci pour votre soutien à notre réunion lors du #AUSummit2019 sur les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN) suite à l'invitation de @FirstLadyNiger
La fourniture d’eau potable et de services d’#assainissement et d’hygiène est l’une des 5 interventions clés inscrite dans la feuille de route mondiale contre les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN). @OAFLA @FirstLadyNiger @_AfricanUnion
The launch of the 'No to NTDs' campaign in #Niger, implemented in partnership with @SpeakUpAfrica1 is critical: increasing commitment and ownership of #NTD elimination at all levels of society in Niger, and #Africa #NotoNTDs @FirstLadyNiger
On the margins of the #AUSummit, Niger sets a leading example for #African countries by launching a new @ALMA_2030 scorecard to track national and sub-national progress against neglected tropical diseases (#NTDs). Niger is saying #NoToNTDs! @FirstLadyNiger @MoetiTshidi @WHOAFRO
We're truly thankful to our co-host @FirstLadyNiger & our speakers which joined us today at our “Joining forces to reduce the NTD burden in Africa” meeting at the #AUSummit: @IssoufouMhm, #SikaKaboré, @MoetiTshidi, @dourahsante, @joy_phumaphi & @FrancoiseVanni. #NotoNTDs
"L’objectif de ma @FondationGuri est d’améliorer la santé & le bien-être de tous. Parce que les maladies tropicales négligées (#MTN) affectent les plus démunies je joins ma voix à celle de @SpeakUpAfrica1 & dit #NonauxMTN pour un #Niger et une Afrique plus prospère !" #NotoNTDs
“As we make progress in the fight against neglected tropical diseases (#NTDs), the momentum presented by universal health coverage (#UHC) is a unique opportunity to harness our synergies to ensure that no one is left behind” @MoetiTshidi, Director of @WHOAFRO. #NotoNTDs
During the @_AfricanUnion Summit & under High Patronage of @IssoufouMhm, we convened with @FirstLadyNiger, @FondationGuri & the Minister of Health of Niger, key stakeholders to further encourage partnerships to control & eliminate neglected tropical diseases in #Africa. #NoToNTDs
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For #UHCDay2019, make sure you read @CarlManlan (COO of @EcobankFdn)'s statement!
#SneakPeek: "Starting from the first mile means Africans weave the economic transformation investments into health investments so that it is no longer a side conversation."