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The END Fund and the County First Ladies Association Announce a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to Collaborate on the Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Kenya.

Nairobi, Kenya, April 7, 2023 – In commemoration of the World Health Day 2023 today themed ‘Health for all’, the END Fund and the County First Ladies Association have officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to expand their partnership in the delivery of interventions, including advocacy, public health financing, and resource mobilization, to contribute…

Deloitte: Nigeria could gain $19bn by eliminating tropical diseases

A new study by Deloitte and commissioned by the END Fund has revealed that the Nigerian economy could gain approximately USD $19 billion in increased productivity by meeting its 2030 elimination targets for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

Reframing Neglect – UN World NTD Day 2023

January 30, 2023 marked the fourth annual World NTD Day. We have come a long way since the United Nations officially dedicated this day to commemorate the progress made against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). So far, 47 countries have eliminated at least one NTD and 600 million fewer people require treatment for NTDs than they…

Q&A: How to fix the worst malnutrition crisis in more than 40 years

Q. What are some of the key interventions you focus on? A. Our starting point is that evidence shows that improving nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life can deliver some of the biggest benefits in development. If you get that nutrition right, you end up with children who are much more able to…