This article was originally published on Medium. One billion. It can be difficult to conceptualize a number so big. If you were to count one …
By Meg Farrell, MPH, Polio Eradication Support, The Task Force for Global Health I recently had the opportunity to travel to Nigeria to help assess
The Hilton Prize Coalition’s Leading Thoughts series provides a glimpse into the approaches driving recipients of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize. In this video,
Building on the success of the first-ever massive online course (MOOC) on trachoma elimination, The Task Force’s International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) and partners are now
A universal influenza vaccine has long been the Holy Grail of protection against the disease and the threat of a pandemic, but progress has been
By Dave Ross, Paul Emerson, Rubina Imtiaz, Eric Ottesen and Yao Sodahlon This article originally appeared in The Huffington Post. Neglected tropical diseases, or NTDs,
With support from The Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) at The Task Force, Togo is now the first country in Africa to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF)
In order to bring greater transparency to the global trachoma elimination program, the International Trachoma Initiative (ITI), a program of The Task Force for Global
As Pakistan enters the ‘last mile’ of polio eradication, The Task Force is supporting efforts to ensure all children in the country are immunized against
On April 16, the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development, or DFID, announced a $12.5-million grant to The Task Force’s Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center
By Dave Ross, ScD, President and Chief Executive Officer for The Task Force for Global Health Most people in the world do not have access
“Data is power.” That was the message that The Task Force and its trachoma elimination partners brought to technology leaders during a March 11 panel
Key stakeholders in the global fight to eliminate intestinal worms as a public health problem will now emphasize measuring disease levels to track program impact.
Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.