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Malaria & NTD APPG
The group exists to inform Parliamentarians of the devastation that Malaria & NTDs cause. Chaired by . Part of . RT ≠ endorsement
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LSTM_NTDs Sep 10
New type of bednet could help fight against malaria
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Malaria & NTD APPG Sep 17
Congratulations to Professor David Molyneux and thank you for 50 years of working to fight NTDs.
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Malaria & NTD APPG Sep 17
Our Vice-Chair, , visited Kenya this summer with . Read about the visit to Kenya to see first-hand the impact of malaria on local communities.
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Malaria & NTD APPG Sep 17
As a founding partner of the Global Fund and the second largest donor, the UK government has contributed to these amazing achievements.
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Malaria & NTD APPG Aug 28
With support from the SAFE Program, is scaling up efforts to . has contributed to the 355,000 trichiasis surgeries being conducted since 2014, preventing further vision loss & allowing people to lead healthy productive lives.
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Malaria & NTD APPG Aug 27
Since 2011 more than 460 million doses of antibiotics have helped reduce the number of people at risk by over 50% while over 1.3 million surgeries took place to treat trichiasis, the late blinding stage of trachoma. See the latest here
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Malaria & NTD APPG Aug 27
Scale up of the SAFE strategy has contributed to a >50% reduction in people at risk from trachoma. We have the strategy, the time to is now. Read the latest infographic here:
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Malaria & NTD APPG Aug 27
Bringing to the Pacific Islands → Learn how trained health workers are using the system to track progress in the Pacific & around the world
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Malaria & NTD APPG Jul 30
APPMG attended the first last week hosted by the UK and Kenyan government and the . Here is a great article about parallel struggles of people with and and the direct link between the two by 's Professor Hannah Kuper
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Malaria & NTD APPG Jul 30
Great to see APPMG vice-chair along with fellow MPs have had a successful trip to Kenya with having seen communities living with malaria and the important work of our partner organisations
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Malaria & NTD APPG Jul 24
Great to see Caroline Casey, founder of the movement, and Paul Polman, CEO of , advocating for the inclusion of peoples with disabilities in business because economic empowerment is vital to ensuring that no one is left behind
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Policy and Research Jul 24
Over 300 signatories to the Charter for Change, over 170 specific commitments to disability inclusive development - announces to the all the commitments will be online
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Lepra Jul 24
The will put people living with disabilities at the forefront of decision-making, to make sure no one is left behind. Our self-help groups help re-integrate people affected by leprosy into society
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DFID Jul 24
When Julius first became blind, he thought his life was over. But thanks to and he is now running his own business and living a life with dignity
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Malaria & NTD APPG Jul 24
Today at the spoke of 's commitment to inclusive education, announcing a new initiative, which is great news for all children with disabilities, including those with disabilities caused by NTDs.
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UnitingtoCombatNTDs Jul 23
The UK is focusing on ten countries, all of which have at least one endemic neglected tropical disease. Read more about the diseases that affect over a billion people around the world:
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DFID Jul 17
We want to see a world where people with disabilities have equal access to jobs and education. That's why on 23-24 July, the UK is hosting a global . We believe to break down the barriers that hold people back from achieving their potential.
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DFID NTDs Jul 6
In 2017 DFID reached 109.2 million people through our NTD programmes, working towards sustainable NTD control and elimination, and preventing morbidity, disfiguration and disability.
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ICTC Jul 6
Congratulations , the Government of Ethiopia & the Oromia Regional Health Bureau, on conducting 100,000 surgeries to treat trichiasis, the late blinding stage of trachoma, in the Oromia region! Read the full story here:
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Kofi Annan Jun 28
A few years ago, a local doctor in drew my wife Nane’s and my attention to the devastating impact that snake bites were having on his community. We were shocked to learn that kills between 81,000 and 138,000 people globally every year...
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