Posted: July 30, 2019
July 2019 STH Coalition E-Blast
Dear STH Coalition members,
Greetings from the STH Coalition secretariat! Here is a round-up of news and updates from our community.
Johnson & Johnson Extends Deworming Medicine Donation to 2025
Johnson & Johnson has extended their long-standing donation program to support global efforts to tackle intestinal worms by 5 years! Their commitment will ensure that 1 billion doses of VERMOX® CHEWABLE, the new pediatric version of the treatment, are provided in the 2021-2025 period to high-burden countries via donations to the World Health Organization.
Click here to learn more about this exciting news!
WHO Roadmap on NTDs Phase Two of Global Consultations
As of July 11, the World Health Organization (WHO) has entered the second phase of consultations in developing a new global Roadmap for the control, elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases. After presenting the first phase of feedback to WHO’s Strategic and Technical Advisory Group (STAG-NTD) in April, a revised document with proposed milestones is now ready for further consultation. For anyone who is interested, we highly encourage you to provide feedback.
NTD NGO Network Annual Conference Announcement
Registration is still open for the 2019 NTD NGO Network (NNN) Annual Conference in Liverpool, UK, September 17-19. The theme for this year is Our Vision Beyond 2020: Many Partners, One Voice.
Will you be at this conference? Drop us a line at email@example.com or tweet us @STHCoalition so we can keep you updated on the disease-specific meetings!
Mapping Soil-Transmitted Helminth Parasite Infection in Rwanda: Estimating Endemicity and Identifying At-Risk Populations
The role of water, sanitation and hygiene interventions in reducing soil-transmitted helminths: interpreting the evidence and identifying next steps
Other Upcoming Events