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Feysel Abdullahi Samatar – The Story of Trachoma Surgery Recovery

Feysel Abdullahi Samatar – The Story of Trachoma Surgery Recovery

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By Henry Rosenbloom Feysel Abdullahi Samatar underwent a trachomatous trichiasis (TT) surgery in November 2023 to correct complications stemming from a long term trachoma infection. Several months after the surgery, Feysel details his recovery. Click the link to check out Feysel’s first story.  Feysel Abdullahi Samatar, 30, has been dealing with vision issues since he…

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The END Fund and Reaching the Last Mile Announce Premiere of The Fly Collectors at the New York African Film Festival

The END Fund and Reaching the Last Mile Announce Premiere of The Fly Collectors at the New York African Film Festival

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Documentary short highlights tireless efforts of frontline health workers to end transmission of river blindness in Senegal EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL MAY 16th 12:00 P.M. (New York, NY) – The END Fund, a private philanthropic initiative dedicated to ending the most prevalent neglected tropical diseases, together with Reaching the Last Mile, a portfolio of global…

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Employee Spotlight: Irene Chami

Employee Spotlight: Irene Chami

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Our “Employee Spotlight” series profiles employees at the END Fund. The series is part of an initiative to provide transparency and share the important work that our employees are doing to end neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Stay tuned as we roll out new spotlights. Click to learn more about the series. Irene Chami is a…

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Sharing Some Personal News and My Gratitude

Sharing Some Personal News and My Gratitude

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Dear END Fund friends, partners, and supporters, I’m reaching out to share some personal news. After 12 incredible years as CEO of the END Fund (and almost 30 years as a road warrior for global health!), I will be transitioning later this year to become CEO of a new start-up working at the intersection of…

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