Neglected Tropical Diseases

World NTD Day 2024
World NTD Day 2024 - Unite. Act. Eliminate.
Fact Sheet

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) include several parasitic viral, bacterial, fungal, and non-communicable diseases that cause substantial illness for more than one billion people globally. Affecting the populations already experiencing health and economic disparities, NTDs impair physical and cognitive development, contribute to mother and child illness and death, make it difficult to farm or earn a living, and limit productivity in the workplace.