There are 39 million blind people in the world, but 80 per cent of blindness could be prevented or cured. That’s 31.2 million people who are blind when it could have been avoided.
Shocked at how unfair this is? So are we. But you can help us do something about it.
We want to eliminate avoidable blindness and support people who are irreversibly blind or disabled to live independently.
A report released today by the Uniting to Combat NTDs coalition emphasises the huge health and economic benefits of investing in programmes treating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), calling it “one of the best buys in develop Continue reading
Last night a group of health ministers came together at the World Health Assembly in Geneva to commit to end neglected tropical diseases in their countries. Continue reading
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