James and Yayne holding an award for the Listening Tour.

Listening to the Community

By: Yayne Hailu, Associate Director, Communications One of the guiding values of the END Fund is servant leadership – the practice of serving the broader goals and vision of the neglected tropical disease (NTD) community as a whole.…

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Dog with its eyes closed.

Affecting Little (Furry) Lives

By: Heather Haines, Director, External Relations On weeknights and weekends, much of my time is spent at the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA), an animal rescue organization happily located less than two miles from my home.…

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Two people pose at the Vatican.

Being a Witness to Hidden Suffering

By: Emily Conron, Resource Development Officer, Sabin Vaccine Institute James Porter, Associate Director, External Relations, The END Fund “The effective addressing of entire chapters of illness, as is the case with ‘rare’ and ‘neglected’ diseases, requires not only qualified and diversified skills and abilities in health-care but also ones that are beyond health care… At… …

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A Bright 2016

By: Ellen Agler, CEO   2016 has been a landmark year for the END Fund and the NTD community.…

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Thank You, Alan Fenwick

By: Elisa Baring, Director, Special Projects I was caught off guard when I recently received an invitation to attend Professor Alan Fenwick’s retirement reception in London.…

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Rita checks the treatment register at a school.

Joining a Great Crowd

By: Kimberly Kamara, Director, Programs Raising capital to support the control and elimination of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is a big part of the END Fund’s ethos.…

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Frontline Heroes

By: Yayne Hailu, Associate, External Relations Heroes don’t always wear capes and fight dangerous villains.…

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Participant poses for Listening Tour.

Listening Tour: Learning from History

By: James Porter, Associate Director, External Relations Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have been affecting humans for thousands of years, with studies tracing schistosomiasis back to mummies from ancient Egypt.…

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