TDR Webinar: Understanding the gender dimensions of neglected tropical diseases.

30 January 2020

On World NTD Day 30 January 2020, The Special Programme for Research & Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is hosting a global webinar on “Understanding the gender dimensions of neglected tropical diseases.”

An international panel will discuss the importance of sex, gender and their intersection with other social determinants of health in tackling NTDs, meeting the goals of the WHO Roadmap on Neglected Tropical Diseases 2012–2020, enhancing access and delivery of health interventions and contributing towards the attainment of universal health coverage and the SDGs.

All are welcome. If you are involved in implementation research, procurement and supply chain management in NTD programmes you are highly encouraged to participate.

For more information and to pre-register, please visit:

Webinar panellists

  • Mami Yoshimura, Programme Specialist, HIV, Health and Development Group, UNDP, New York
  • Sally Theobald, Professor, Department of International Public Health, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool
  • Chandani Kharel, Manager, Research, HERD International, Kathmandu
  • Olumide Ogundahunsi, Scientist, TDR (the Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases), Geneva

This event is part of a collaboration between the Access and Delivery Partnership/UNDP, the COUNTDOWN initiative/Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and TDR. The partners are grateful for the generous support of the Government of Japan.


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