Introducing New Vaccine for Polio Eradication: Q&A with Task Force Senior Epidemiologist Victor Eboh
The global polio eradication effort is moving one step closer to success with the upcoming rollout of a new vaccine, the novel oral polio vaccine …
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, The Task Force journeyed to Sri Lanka to hear from persons affected by filarial lymphedema – a condition caused
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
On January 8-10 2020, the Focus Area for Compassion and Ethics (FACE) convened a meeting at The Task Force for Global Health on an unlikely topic
Defying Stigma and Discrimination: Being Affected by Leprosy Brings More Challenges Than Just the Disease
World Leprosy Day was on January 26th. Amar Bahadur Timulsina was diagnosed with leprosy at 12 years old. Being from a remote village in Nepal
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.