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USAID Launches 5-Year, $200M Program To Control, Eliminate 5 NTDs In 11 West African Countries

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: USA Launches New Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program in West Africa
“The United States of America, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and in collaboration with the ministries of health in 11 countries, is launching a new, five-year $200 million program to control and eliminate five neglected tropical diseases in sub-Saharan West Africa. This newly launched program deepens USAID’s efforts to eliminate trachoma, lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, schistosomiasis, and soil-transmitted helminthiasis in 11 West African countries…” (11/15).