Global Network Event For Political, Religious Leaders Aimed To Strengthen Commitment To End NTDs

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: A Call to Compassion and Unity
Ahead of Pope Francis’ address to the U.S. Congress on Thursday, Michelle Brooks, policy director for the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, discusses a recent event hosted by the Global Network and co-sponsors “celebrating the bipartisan commitment of the U.S. government in the fight against NTDs. … The reception, ‘A Call to Compassion: Spotlight on NTDs,’ sought to build further support for the NTD cause among members of Congress, the administration, the broader policy community, private sector partners, and lay leaders in the Catholic Church…” (9/23)