2023 World NTD Day Guide
World NTD Day
January 30th will mark the fourth annual World NTD Day and we need your help to spread the word!
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial diseases that more than 1.7 billion people in the world still require treatment for. NTDs cause severe pain and long-term disability and lead to death for more than 170,000 people per year.
Sample social media posts
Twitter: On #WorldNTDDay, we are calling for everyone, everywhere to have access to neglected tropical disease treatments. We must #beatNTDs to achieve health equity for all. Learn more from @TheENDFund: https://bit.ly/3Xaeui2
Facebook/LinkedIn: NTDs Neglected tropical diseases disproportionately affect women and girls – keeping them out of school, out of work and unable to take care of themselves or their families. On, #WorldNTDDay we are calling to end NTDs in order to work towards a world of gender #100percentcommitted to ending NTDs and working towards gender equality Learn more from @TheENDFund: https://bit.ly/3Xaeui2
Twitter: To #BeatNTDs, we must address treatment, manage disability, and do away with social stigma. Join us this #WorldNTDDay and help achieve health equity for all. Learn more from @TheENDFund: https://bit.ly/3Xaeui2
Facebook/LinkedIn: Over 1 billion children are at risk of intestinal worms, which impair their ability to learn. Deworming increases school attendance and raises future earning potential. That’s why we are #100percentcommitted to ending NTDs this #WorldNTDDay Learn more from @TheENDFund: https://bit.ly/3Xaeui2
Twitter: Funding NTDs is a ‘best buy’ in global health, both in terms of impact and in leveraged funding. Being #100percentCommitted to ending NTDs can improve millions of lives and create a huge global impact. Show your commitment this #WorldNTDDay
More than 100 buildings and monuments around the world will light up in orange and purple as a sign of global unity to combat NTDs on January 30th. If you see one of these buildings in orange and purple, post a picture on social media and tag the END Fund!
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