USAID Launches "Act To End NTDs"
The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new program today designed to control and eliminate five neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in Uganda and twelve other countries.
The Act to End NTDs | East program is a five-year activity led by RTI International in partnership with the participating countries’ Ministries of Health, and will support disease-endemic countries to plan, implement and finance solutions to fight NTDs using proven, cost-effective public health interventions. The Program will support activities in Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Haiti, Indonesia, Laos, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Tanzania, Uganda and Vietnam.
Find out more here: https://ug.usembassy.gov/15592/