Update #9 ·

Thank you for taking action!

Thank you to all our supporters who signed our petition calling on Ambassador Elizabeth Cousens to speak out for the poor, those who suffer from neglected tropical diseases. 

Our Policy Director Michelle Brooks delivered a copy of your names straight to the United Nations in New York City! 

Thanks for being someone who speaks out. Stay tuned for more opportunities to take action!


Campaign closed

Together, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and malnutrition contribute to the unnecessary suffering of millions of children. Because ending NTDs is essential to improving nutrition, and vice versa, addressing these issues together will improve the lives of the poor. Help the world's most marginalized populations by adding your name here and asking Director-General Margaret Chan and…

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Will you speak out for the world's poorest people?    500 million children around the world are debilitated every year from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) like trachoma and river blindness that could have been easily prevented or treated.  Currently, the United Nations does not have a comprehensive plan to address Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).   NTDs are the most common afflictions of…

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