Fireside chat 2023 - What is the Federal Government planning to combat neglected tropical diseases?

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Berlin, 25 January 2023 - On the occasion of the World Day against Neglected Tropical Diseases 2023, Niels Annen MdB, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and Prof. Dr. Helge Braun MdB, Chairman of the Budget Committee, Federal Minister (ret.) discussed ways in which the Federal Government can combat neglected tropical diseases. The discussion was moderated by Prof. Dr. Ilona Kickbusch, founder of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute in Geneva. There are now numerous political declarations of intent to promote the fight against NTDs - Conclusion Communiqué of the G7 countries on the occasion of the Elmau Summit 2022, the Kigali Declaration on NTDs 2022 (signed by Germany as the first Western donor country), Global Health Strategy of the Federal Government 2020, Coalition Agreement 2021.

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