The following is The Task Force’s statement submitted to the World Health Organization (WHO) for the World Health Assembly (WHA) which The Task Force attended …
Field epidemiologists globally are on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, responding with vital public health procedures, like contact tracing, sampling, and risk communication, to
Earlier in April, the world celebrated World Health Day – to focus on the challenges and successes of health initiatives globally. In this vein, The
Volunteer Group Addresses Supply Chain Challenges to Track Medical Donations for Neglected Tropical Diseases From Door to Door
Once there is a treatment for a disease, manufacturing it, sending it, and distributing it to those who need it seems like the easy part.
During the coronavirus pandemic, The Task Force for Global Health’s neglected tropical disease (NTD) programs have altered their operations based on the World Health Organization’s
Responding to the scale and impact of the coronavirus pandemic is a challenge the public health community has not faced in the modern era. While
This article is a sub-article to “Could We Have Been More Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic?” See the full article. Health system strengthening is often
This article is a sub-article to “Could We Have Been More Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic?” See the full article. While this pandemic is not
On March 5th, many staff members from The Task Force for Global Health kicked off celebrating Women’s History Month by attending Emory’s Women of Excellence
On any given day, when Walter Dowdle, PhD, would walk to work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), he would have a
In honor of World Lymphedema Day on March 6, we journey to Sri Lanka to hear from persons affected by filarial lymphedema – a condition
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
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.