Neglected tropical diseases and the 77th World Health Assembly 2024

Geneva, 28.05.2025 - At the 77th World Health Assembly, Thoko Elpick-Pooley, Executive Director, Uniting to combat NTDs at the Devex event From the margins to mainstream: Ending the neglect of NTDs, described the successes to tackle NTD elimination in Togo and Mali. For her, political leadership, committed partners, the search for innovative ways of financing and community health workers are the key to success. Other panelists were Dr. Monique Wasunna, Africa Ambassador of DNDi and Adam Weiss, Director of the Guinea Worm Eradication Program, Carter Center.

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