Featured Events

ILEP Members Assembly

25 February, 2021 |

ILEP member organizations will convene virtually over three days from 10 to 12 March 2021. This meeting is by invitation only.

ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting

15 February, 2021 |

The ASTMH 70th Annual Meeting, being held November 17-21, 2021, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland, adjacent to Washington, DC. This will be an in-person meeting with online aspects.

Zero Discrimination Day

15 February, 2021 |

On Zero Discrimination Day we celebrate the advocacy and activism that brings the world closer to zero discrimination and the actions and laws that help to ensure that people can live with dignity.

International Women’s Day

15 February, 2021 |

The theme of International Women’s Day 2021 is “Choose to Challenge.” International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating women’s equality. … More International Women’s Day

NTD NGO Network Conference

9 February, 2021 |

NTD NGO Network Conference 2021 will be held on 7th – 9th September 2021. Please save these dates in your calendar. Further information will be communicated to you in due course. As the Covid-19 Global pandemic continues we are closely monitoring the … More NTD NGO Network Conference

World NTD Day

15 December, 2020 |

Originally announced by the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi at the 2019 Reaching the Last Mile Forum, more than 350 partners signed up to mark World NTD Day and demand action to #Beat NTDs: For Good. For All. Join … More World NTD Day

WHO Global consultation with National Leprosy Programme managers, partners and affected persons on Global Leprosy Strategy 2021‒2030

12 October, 2020 |

Virtual meetings will be held for 2.5 hours on four consecutive days at two different times. This will allow participants in different countries to participate at reasonable hours. Both sessions will have identical programmes. The ‘West’ session will cover Africa, … More WHO Global consultation with National Leprosy Programme managers, partners and affected persons on Global Leprosy Strategy 2021‒2030

COR-NTD Pre-session: Addressing Stigma and the Mental Health Burden of NTDs: Country Examples of Integrated Care

9 October, 2020 |

Stigma can affect all aspects of NTD control, including health-seeking behaviour, case detection, uptake and adherence of treatment, prevention of disabilities and social inclusion. While the causes of stigma may differ between NTDs, the manifestations and consequences are remarkably similar … More COR-NTD Pre-session: Addressing Stigma and the Mental Health Burden of NTDs: Country Examples of Integrated Care

COR-NTD Pre-session: Measuring the impact of NTDs on disability, morbidity, stigma and mental ill-health

9 October, 2020 |

The majority of NTDs, particularly those affecting the skin have the potential to cause chronic ill-health and long-term disability, even after successful treatment of the underlying cause.  Stigma and discrimination associated with chronic ill-health and long-term disability have an impact … More COR-NTD Pre-session: Measuring the impact of NTDs on disability, morbidity, stigma and mental ill-health