Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of parasitic and bacterial infectious diseases that affect more than 1.7 billion people, including more than 1 billion children.
To ensure people at risk of neglected tropical diseases can live healthy and prosperous lives. At The END Fund, our commitment for the next 10 years is to support efforts that accelerate the elimination of NTDs to achieve the 2030 World Health Organization elimination goals.
Our work to treat NTD’s helps children stay healthy and in school, prevents advanced cases that cause irreversible disability, and reduces the economic burden of disease on families.
118M People Treated in 2021
1.23B Number of Treatments from 2012-2021
$1.54B Value of Treatments from 2012-2021
3.77M Health Workers Trained from 2012-2021
68,996 Surgeries Performed from 2012-2021
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Employee Spotlight: Kelly Yotebieng
Public Health is a great way to connect with and improve the existence of our fellow humans, and a chance to create positive change. “I am a medical anthropologist by trade,” says Kelly Yotebieng, a director on our Programs team at the END Fund. “I have a master’s in public health, but my PHD is in medical anthropology. The appeal of the END Fund is that we are so focused on the individual person that these NTDs are affecting, rather than a sole focus on the vector or parasite.” For nearly two-years, Kelly has played a pivotal role within our Programs department, leading on all things Flagship Fund. Kelly and her team support programmatic efforts in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Mauretania, Eretria, and India.
Webinar on the economic benefits of ending NTDs in Nigeria
We are pleased to invite you to a Zoom webinar on ending neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Nigeria. Please find below, more information on this event. Theme: Investing in the Elimination of NTDs in Nigeria by 2030 – Why Nigeria Should Act Now Date: 9th May 2023 Time: 10am-11:30am West African Time Summary: In 2022,…
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).…