NTDs

The World Health Organization launches the new NTD road map

On 28 January 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) launched the new road map for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The road map, called Ending the neglect to attain the Sustainable Development Goals: a road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021–2030 includes ambitious targets to tackle 20 NTDs, which collectively affect more than 1.7 billion people throughout the world.

You can read a round-up of the road map launch, as well as a roundup of the new road map’s targets, here.