NNN Conference 2020

Picture of NNN Conference 2019 opening plenary panel

This meeting is an important opportunity to highlight the urgent need to bring health equity to the remaining one billion people who continue to be affected by neglected tropical diseases.

- Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General to NNN 2018 conference participants.

Accelerating to 2030: Building Resilient NTD Programmes in a Changing World

The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Disease NGO (NNN) Conference took place from Tuesday 8th - Thursday 10th September 2020. Originally scheduled to take place in Kathmandu, Nepal, the conference was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Missed the conference and want to re-watch particular sessions? See the Conference Recordings page.

Picture of all conference 2019 attendees at the opening plenary

NTD Innovation Prize

The second annual NTD Innovation Prize occurred at the 2020 NNN Conference. The competition featured ideas that could lead to transformative, positive impact in the NTD space. Five finalists were revealed during the opening plenary and two were announced as winners during the closing plenary.  Read more about the NTD Innovation Prize here and this year's winners here.

Election of a Vice-Chair

As usual, conference participants elected a Vice Chair at the NNN Conference 2020. We are thrilled to announce that Arielle Dolegui (World Vision) will serve as Vice Chair during the 2020-2021 year.