The NTD NGO Network is made up of a broad range of NGOs that work with ministries of health to eliminate and control NTDs.
To join NNN please read about our membership process here.
The NTD NGO Network is made up of a broad range of NGOs that work with ministries of health to eliminate and control NTDs.
To join NNN please read about our membership process here.
The Accelerating Integrated Management Initiative (AIM) wants to increase early diagnosis and access to appropriate treatment for the millions of people affected by and at-risk for Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). We’re doing this by better targeting and integrating healthcare services in those communities.
Akros establishes data-driven systems that improve the health and well-being of disadvantaged communities. This is done by establishing community-level surveillance platforms equipped with automated, novel feedback loops to drive behavior change at the source and provide decision-makers with the information they need most.
American Leprosy Missions is a global organization serving Christ by curing and caring for people suffering from leprosy, and by working to end this ancient disease in our time.
Established and registered in 1957, Amref Health Africa is Africa’s largest indigenous, international health NGO.
Anesvad is an international NGO whose goal is to fight against the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) in sub-saharan Africa.
The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.
CBM is an international Christian disability and development organization, transforming the lives of people with disabilities in low-income communities.Through its local partners, CBM works in over 60 countries, providing services to over 80 million people including 70 million people who received drug treatments for the control of NTDs.
Children Without Worms (CWW) is a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and the Task Force for Global Health in the global control of soil-transmitted helminths (STH), commonly known as intestinal worms.
The Damien Foundation is highly specialised. Ours is a long-term battle waged specifically against two diseases, leprosy and tuberculosis. The focused nature of our work sets our Foundation apart from other non-governmental organisations.We help in setting up easily accessible, sustainable, high-quality programmes. However, we limit our project work to specific regions and countries. This is because our project commitment is a long-term one. As long as it is desirable, reasonable and necessary to do so, we will remain partners in a project.
German Leprosy and TB Relief Association was founded as Deutsches Aussätzigen-Hilfswerk (German Leprosy Relief Association) in 1957.
Working together to free people from Neglected Tropical Diseases that isolate and impoverish.
Evidence Action's Deworm the World Initiative scales up school-based deworming programs worldwide to improve children's health, education and long-term development. It currently supports deworming of more than 200 million children annually.
FAIRMED (formerly known as Swiss Emmaus Leprosy Relief) is instrumental in combating neglected tropical diseases.
Working to continue the late Professor Fred Hollow's vision, The Fred Hollows Foundation teams in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, work alongside Governments, national staff and local partners to increase our collective impact in eliminating avoidable blindness around the world.
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions.
Fontilles is a non-profit association whose goal is to end leprosy and its consequences. Fontilles supports the sustainable development of affected populations and works on other NTDs such as Buruli ulcer, Dengue, and Leishmaniasis. To do this, Fontilles develops cooperative health projects in different countries in the Americas, Asia and Africa.
The Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC) is the leading NGO working to eliminate deaths from canine rabies by 2030, by working with international organisations; governments; veterinary, public health and educational experts; and communities to facilitate policy change and build capacity to eliminate rabies in areas hardest hit by the disease.
The Global Partnership for Zero Leprosy is a coalition of dedicated people committed to ending leprosy, also known as Hansen’s disease. We formed in 2018 to support a new ambitious vision: No disease, no disability, no discrimination, and no stigma. Our plan for zero leprosy includes a unified and prioritized research agenda and country model, which embraces innovation and strong partnership with national programs and partners.
Health & Development International (HDI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with offices in the United States and Norway and is dedicated to working toward the eradication of Guinea worm disease and lymphatic filariasis in Africa and elsewhere.
Based on love and compassion of Christianity, Heart to Heart International is serving children and families suffering from poverty, disabilities and diseases to empower them and to create "Inclusive Society" for all since it was established in 1988. Heart to Heart International is headquartered in Seoul, Korea and works for developing countries as well as Korea.
Helen Keller International (HKI) is known for sustainability, reliability, efficiency, and the highest level of technical expertise in preventing blindness and reducing malnutrition. HKI is headquartered in New York City, and has programs in 21 countries in Africa and Asia as well as in the United States.
The International Association for Integration, Dignity and Economic Advancement, IDEA, is a global network of persons who have experienced Hansen’s disease/leprosy and their family members, who advocate for the empowerment, inclusion and human rights of persons who have experienced the disease.
The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organization to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities.
The International Alliance for the Control of Scabies (IACS) is a global network of researchers, clinicians and public health experts committed to the control of human scabies and the promotion of health and wellbeing of all those living in affected communities.
ILEP works together with its members to achieve a world free from leprosy.
The International Foundation for Dermatology (IFD) was created in 1987 to carry out the humanitarian work of the International League of Dermatological Societies.
The International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) supports the global elimination effort by managing Pfizer’s donation of the antibiotic Zithromax®, which is distributed as part of comprehensive public health programs to eliminate trachoma.
IMA World Health (IMA), a specialist in providing essential healthcare services and medical supplies around the world, is a nonprofit, faith-based organization working to restore health, hope and dignity to those most in need.
Since 1986, INMED Partnerships for Children has built alliances with public and private sector partners in more than 100 countries to rescue children from the immediate and irreversible harm of disease, hunger, abuse, neglect, violence or instability, and to prepare them to shape a brighter future for themselves and the next generation. Through a broad range of health, education, family support, agriculture and community development programs, INMED works to create opportunities that inspire hope, build self-reliance and encourage community collaboration to sustain positive change.
The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs uses the power of communication to save lives by empowering people to adopt healthy behaviors for themselves, their families and their communities. We work collaboratively with in-country partners around the globe to:Design, implement and evaluate comprehensive and strategic social and behavior change programs (SBC) in global public health issues including neglected tropical diseases and water sanitation and hygiene. Build the capacity of organizations and individuals in strategic communication through mentoring, training, institution building, knowledge management and supporting the SBC community at large. Design and implement research, monitoring and evaluation interventions to inform program design, test theories and assess program impact.
The goal of the Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO) is to reduce blindness in Africa by building the capacity of eye care professionals, communities, and others to implement prevention of blindness activities throughout eastern Africa.
The Leprosy Mission (TLM) is an international Christian organisation which helps people affected by leprosy. Founded in 1874, The Leprosy Mission is the oldest and largest leprosy-focused organisation in the world today.
Lepra is a UK-based international NGO working to beat leprosy and the poverty and prejudice it brings.
The London Centre for NTD Research brings together leading experts to build the evidence base around the design, implementation and evaluation of NTD control and elimination programmes.
Following a human rights based approach, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD targets persons with disabilities living in poverty, and is committed to promoting eye health, rehabilitation, inclusive education, and an accessible and inclusive development co-operation.
The mission of the Lions Clubs International Foundation is to support the efforts of Lions clubs worldwide in serving their local communities and the world community as they carry out essential humanitarian service projects.
The LSTM has been involved in the study of infectious diseases in the tropics with an outstanding record of achievement in the areas of NTD research and capacity building for over a century. These achievements include descriptions of basic parasite and vector biology, drug development, support of country health programmes, technical assistance to global initiatives, evidence based strengthening and other interventions that will reduce the burden of NTDs.
The mission of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.
Malaria Consortium's mission is to improve lives of all, especially the poorest and marginalized, in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programs that combat targeted diseases. They target key health burdens, including malaria, pneumonia, diarrhea, and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), along with other factors that affect child and maternal health.
Established 25 years ago, the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) is the longest-running, disease-specific, drug donation program and public/private partnership of its kind.
Founded in 2005, Medicines Development for Global Health is a not-for-profit global health company based in Melbourne, Australia with the mission to put new and improved therapies into the hands of those who need them most. Their business model is to use all funds in excess of running costs for the development of medicines and vaccines that may have limited commercial opportunity but which address important unmet medical needs.
The MENTOR Initiative saves lives in emergencies through tropical disease control and then stays to help people recover from crisis with dignity, working side by side with communities, health workers and health authorities to leave a lasting impact.
MITOSATH is a Non-Governmental Development Organization (NGDO) committed to improving the quality of life of the poor and rural indigent through advocacy, raising awareness, resource mobilization and energizing the collective will of all stakeholders for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).
Mundo Sano is a private foundation working since 1993 to reduce the impact caused by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) such as Chagas; mosquito-borne Dengue, Zika, Yellow Fever and Chikungunya; soil-transmitted helminthiases; Echinococcosis and Leishmaniasis. Its mission is to develop effective management models that are replicable, scalable and transferable through public-private partnerships on the basis of multidisciplinary scientific research.
NaPAN is a consortium of 9 member organizations in Ethiopia. It is working to see Ethiopia free of Podoconiosis, Lymphatic Filariasis and Leprosy. Its mission is to coordinate and standardize efforts of member organizations for the elimination of Podoconiosis, Lymphatic Filariasis and Leprosy, to build their capacity and to support research for evidence based interventions.
The Neglected Tropical Diseases Support Center (NTD-SC) optimizes operational research to achieve The World Health Organization's Roadmap targets. Supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and USAID with actively involved global partners, this work aims to harness research efforts to control and eliminate NTDs. The NTD-SC is Secretariat for the Coalition for Operational Research on Neglected Tropical Diseases.
NLR is supporting all aspects of leprosy, control, rehabilitation, and social inclusion since its inception in 1967. More recently, the mandate was broadened to cross-cutting work on NTDs, especially on early detection of skin-related NTDs, management of disabilities, stigma reduction and social inclusion. NLR is initiator and managing partner of the cross-NTD knowledge platform, InfoNTD.org.
Noor Dubai Foundation is a UAE based charity with a vision for a world free from avoidable forms of blindness. It focuses on the prevention of blindness and visual impairment globally.
Orbis believes in a world where no one is needlessly blind or visually impaired. By collaborating with partners and training local eye care teams they help build the skills and resources needed to deliver quality eye care across the world. By uniting the world to fight blindness Orbis works to ensure no one loses their sight simply because of where they were born.
The OPC (Organisation pour la Prévention de la Cécité - Organisation for the Prevention of Blindness) is an international NGO with specific expertise in ocular public health. It fights to preserve the sight of as many people as possible in the most deprived populations in French-speaking developing countries.
The plan:g - partnership for global health is a human rights-oriented organization. It works in the health sector of development co-operation. plan:g’s prime objective is to overcome poverty and deprivation in developing countries through structural improvement of health systems. plan:g acknowledges the multiple interdependencies between countries, peoples and individuals in a globalized world.
RISEAL (Réseau International Schistosomiase Environnement Amenagement et Lutte) Madagascar is an association created ten years ago and belonging to the international network initially created in 1970 in the Western Africa countries. Actions implemented by RISEAL are focused on NTDs, mainly schistosomiasis, to alleviate the charge of the diseases for local communities far from the accessible cities. RISEAL is composed by multidisciplinary and proactive team who are working on different thematic projects from research to action in partnership with government institutions and other NGOs.
RTI International is proud to be a global leader in NTD control and elimination. Since 2006, RTI has headed the implementation of USAID's flagship NTD projects, working in close partnership with WHO and ministries of health in over 20 countries.
The Parasitology and Public Health Society of Nigeria (PPSN) is a professional society that has over 680 members in all states of Nigeria. Members include academics, researchers, public health professionals, research students, and health administrators. Over the past 40 years, PPSN members have been involved in all aspects of disease control, prevention, and elimination processes concerning Human, Animal, and Environmental Health issues in Africa.
The Partnership for Child Development (PCD), is a global consortium of civil society organizations, academic institutions and technical experts, with a coordinating hub based within the Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology at Imperial College London.
PATH is the leader in global health innovation. An international nonprofit organisation, we saves lives and improve health, especially among women and children. We accelerate innovation across five platforms—vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, devices, and system and service innovations—that harness our entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity. By mobilising partners around the world, we take innovation to scale, working alongside countries primarily in Africa and Asia to tackle their greatest health needs. Together, we deliver measurable results that disrupt the cycle of poor health.
Porridge and Rice is in essence an education charity looking to eradicate extreme poverty in the Nairobi slums by enabling access to a quality education and therefore help themselves to break the cycle of extreme poverty. We began with a feeding and nutrition program and expanded our scope to health and hygiene, gender and rights, education and sponsorship, facilities and furniture, extra-curricular, and sustainability and accountability. Within the health and hygiene program we include the provision of clean water for washing, cleaning and cooking incorporating the WHO WASH principles in order to change practice and develop an impetus among the residents to change for their own betterment. We have worked with Sightsavers, the WHO in Kenya, Children Without Worms and other NGO’s to further our aims to rid the slums of NTD’s, such as, trachoma, schistosomiasis and soil-transmitted helminthiases.
SMHF is engaged in three areas of endeavour, Hansen's disease, palliative care and public health. Hansen's disease is the primary program, for which SMHF was established in 1974.
Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours. The global Save the Children movement currently serves over 143 million children in the US and in more than 120 countries.
Unlimit Health is an international organisation working to end parasitic disease. They work closely with affected countries, sharing evidence and expertise to eliminate preventable infections. Their purpose is to support people to live healthy lives, free from limiting disease.
Founded in 1961, SLC is an international humanitarian organisation fighting leprosy.
Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. We also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.
SNTDCI is a non-profit volunteer organization based in Mogadishu, Somalia that has been established to fight Neglected Tropical Diseases and Poverty with the main aim of Somali people free from the suffering of NTDs.
St Francis Leprosy Guild is a UK-based charity that works to end leprosy across the world. It provides funds for leprosy research projects and supports hospitals and rehabilitation centres that treat leprosy patients. It also provides grants for Active Case-Finding projects that reach out into people’s communities to diagnose and treat leprosy before life-changing disabilities occur.
United by the vision of world free of Neglected Tropical Diseases, the Swiss Alliance against NTDs (SANTD) brings together a broad range of diverse Swiss institutions including NGOs, educational and research institutes, pharmaceutical companies, R&D organizations, and individuals interested in global health. Together, we are committed to creating a stronger, more visible and better-resourced Swiss response to the global challenge of NTDs.
UFAR's primary goal is to become a recognized and respected member of the coalition of international, national and local organizations currently involved in concerted efforts to eliminate onchocerciasis as a major public health and socioeconomic problem in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The University of Melbourne’s Indigenous Eye Health (IEH) was established in 2008 at the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health to undertake world-leading research that has established an evidence base and policy framework to address Indigenous eye health in Australia. The IEH Director is Melbourne Laureate Professor Hugh R. Taylor AC, internationally renowned ophthalmologist, and inaugural Harold Mitchell Chair of Indigenous Eye Health.
Vétérinaires sans Frontìeres Germany (VSFG) is the international name for the German non-profit organisation "Tierärzte ohne Grenzen e.V." which believes that healthy animals, healthy people and a healthy environment are essential for a prosperous future for all of us.
Vitamin Angels helps at-risk populations in need—specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five—gain access to lifesaving and life-changing vitamins and minerals. Vitamin Angels works to reach underserved communities across the U.S. and in 60 countries around the world.
WaterAid’s work with ICTC aims to utilize our expertise for the full implementation of the SAFE strategy, and to bring on board the collaboration of the water and sanitation sector.
The Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, part of the Wilmer Eye Institute, is a joint collaboration of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Bloomberg School of Public Health.
World Concern is a Christian global relief and development agency extending opportunity and hope to people facing extreme poverty. World Concern partners with UNICEF, UNHCR, WFP and local Ministries of Health in the supply and distribution of deworming tablets. Over the past year, World Concern has shipped deworming tablets to 13 countries located in Africa, Asia and the Americas.
The World Scabies Program is working with governments and partners to eliminate scabies as a public health problem. This program aims to put scabies control on national and global agendas, provide guidance and support implementation of community wide treatment strategies, and strengthen health systems to monitor and manage scabies.
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
The Charitable Society for Social Welfare (CSSW) of Yemen's mission is to contribute in achieving sustainable development for poverty alleviation in Yemen community by using voluntary efforts in partnership with local communities and donor organizations giving the priority to rural areas, youth, women and children.
In addition, the NTD NGO Network is backed by several observer (non-member) organisations.
The Mott MacDonald Group is a consultancy with headquarters in the United Kingdom. It employs 16,000 staff in 150 countries. Mott MacDonald aims to improve people’s lives by providing professional and construction services in the built and natural environments, and in social and economic development.
Established in 1881, the Natural History Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre. The museum uses their unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today. Additionally, the Museum cares for more than 80 million specimens spanning billions of years and welcomes more than five million visitors annually.
Waisenmedizin e.V. is comprised of non-governmental organizations that bring forward non-for-profit projects, which help serve patients in need with diseases neglected by industrial research and development. These projects are unified under the mission of opposing inequity of access to basic healthcare and to medicines on a global scale.