A global movement to end Neglected Tropical Diseases

30 January 2022

Photo courtesy of: Carter Center / Louise Gubb

Together, We Can #BeatNTDs

Join us on 30 January, for the third annual #WorldNTDDay

World NTD Day serves as a catalyst to translate awareness into action, secure increased resources for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), and crucially facilitate political leadership and ownership of NTD programmes from affected countries.

100% Committed

This year, Uniting to Combat NTDs launched the 100% Committed movement on 27 January, just ahead of World NTD Day. 100% Committed exists to begin securing political and financial commitments behind the Kigali Declaration on NTDs. The Kigali Declaration, a high-level political declaration, provides the opportunity to mobilise the political will, community commitment, resources and action needed to end unnecessary suffering from NTDs.

Join us to show that you are #100percentCommitted to beating NTDs.

Light up the World

Join us on World NTD Day 2022 as we Light Up the World in an effort to combat NTDs and ensure a brighter future for all.

World NTD Day 2021

65 Landmarks, 43 Cities, 26 Nations

Building on the spirit of global collective action, in 2021, 65 remarkable landmarks representing 26 nations in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North and South America lit up in support of putting an end to debilitating and preventable diseases. 

An Energising Global Movement

World NTD Day aims to mobilise political will and secure commitments to eliminate NTDs in support of the WHO’s NTD Roadmap 2021-2030, including the elimination of at least 1 NTD from 100 countries by 2030.