Social Media Toolkit

Primary Hashtags: #WorldNTDDay and #100percentCommitted
Secondary Hashtag: #BeatNTDs

Follow @CombatNTDs on Twitter and @unitingtocombatntds on Instagram for the latest updates.

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In the lead up to World NTD Day, help us show the world our solidarity and collective action through posting along with our daily toolkits. Be sure to tag partner organizations and include #WorldNTDDay#100percentCommitted and #BeatNTDs  to boost engagement. Don’t forget to be social and engage with other posts!

Social graphics and Accompanying posts

Key messages for World NTD Day and 100% Committed are organized thematically below, with links to relevant social posts. A full messaging guide is also available in Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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This #WorldNTDDay we are shining a spotlight on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
It is our collective responsibility to confront inequalities and put an end to diseases that are preventable.
We urge leaders around the world to invest in NTDs. #100percentCommitted


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Progress made against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is a global health success story, but there is more work to be done before we #BeatNTDs for good.
On #WorldNTDDay we call on leaders to act now, act together and invest in NTDs. #100percentCommitted



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Incredible progress has been made to #BeatNTDs.
But COVID-19 has affected NTD programmes & funding is required to recover.
On #WorldNTDDay we urge leaders to be #100percentCommitted to ending NTDs, sign the Kigali Declaration and make commitments
 
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Intestinal worms impair a child’s ability to learn, concentrate and grow.
We must remove the barriers that prevent access to education. School health programmes, like deworming, are needed to #BeatNTDs.
On #WorldNTDDay we urge leaders to be #100percentCommitted to ending NTDs.
 
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Neglected tropical disease (NTD) programmes strengthen health systems through disease surveillance and by training local health workers.
We must be #100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs. #WorldNTDDay



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We need resilient health systems to prepare for and respond to pandemics.
NTD programmes strengthen health systems by increasing access to hard-to-reach people and training community health workers.
It is in the interest of all countries to #BeatNTDs. #WorldNTDDay


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Neglected tropical disease (NTD) programmes strengthen health systems by increasing access to hard-to-reach people and training community health workers.
Both are vital for achieving #UHC
We urge leaders to be #100percentCommitted and invest in NTDs
We need resilient health systems to prepare for and respond to pandemics.
NTD programmes strengthen health systems by increasing access to hard-to-reach people and training community health workers.
It is in the interest of all countries to #BeatNTDs. #WorldNTDDay
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Women and girls often sacrifice work or education to look after relatives with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and can contract an NTD through high-risk activities like washing clothes in rivers.
NTD investment leads to better gender equality.
#100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs #WorldNTDDay

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Investment in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) means investing in equitable access to health care.
Being #100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs will reduce poverty and address inequity, moving us closer to achieving universal health coverage. #WorldNTDDay
  

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By working together, adopting people-centred approaches, and working across sectors in an integrated manner, we can end neglected tropical diseases and achieve the targets in the @WHO NTD road map.
#100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs #WorldNTDDay


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Funding neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is a ‘best buy’ in global health, both in terms of impact and in leveraged funding.
With increased investments, actions and collaboration, countries can beat NTDs.
#100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs #WorldNTDDay

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Despite progress, neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) continue to thrive in the most vulnerable communities, affecting over 1 billion people.
We must meet community needs and reach the last mile to deliver NTD treatments.
We are #100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs
#WorldNTDDay
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By working together, adopting people-centred approaches, and working across sectors in an integrated manner, we can end NTDs.
NTDs are preventable or treatable, so it is in our power to #BeatNTDs
We are #100percentCommitted to #BeatNTDs
#WorldNTDDay

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Ending neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is possible within our lifetime – now is the time to make commitments.
We have seen incredible leadership from countries who have signed the Kigali Declaration on NTDs and we welcome fellow Heads of State to join them. #WorldNTDDay
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Leadership Quotes

Collaboration across sectors is our greatest strategy in this fight. Share these various quotes from leaders across the space to help us amplify our message.

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On this #WorldNTDDay, we are #100percentcommitted to combatting neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Join us as we collectively raise our voices and commit to taking bold action to put an end to these preventable and treatable diseases that still affect 1.7 billion people around the world. To find out more, visit worldntdday.org

Jimmy Carter, Founder, The Carter Center

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H.E. Reem Al Hashimy, UAE Minister of State for International Cooperation

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Caroline Harper, CEO, Sightsavers

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Ellen Agler, CEO, The END Fund

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Katey Einterz Owen, Director, Neglected Tropical Diseases, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

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Tijana Williams, Director of NTD Programs, GSK

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Wendy Harrison, CEO, SCI Foundation

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Dr Babar Qureshi, Director of Inclusive Eye Health and NTDs, CBM

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Simon Bush, Director of NTDs, Sightsavers

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Kat Gulyas, Global Health Communications Specialist, Global Schistosomiasis Alliance

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Girija Sanka, Head of NTDs, CBM and Vice-Chair, NNN

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Martin Fitchet, M.D., Global Head, Global Public Health at Johnson & Johnson

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Raya, Global Health Ambassador, Sesame Workshop

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H.E. Toyin Ojora Saraki, Founder-President, The Wellbeing Foundation Africa

Aïda A. N’DIAYE-RIDDICK, Development Expert, END FUND Champion – EJSC AMUJAE Leaders

Hon. Fatoumatta Njai, Parliamentarian, Women’s Leadership Advocate, The Gambia

Benny Bonsu, Director of Daily Content, Olympic Channel, Global First Ladies Alliance Ambassador, Executive Leadership Advisor

Antoinette Uwimana, Former Director of Women for Women Rwanda

H.E. Mrs Jeanette Kagame


Partner Videos


Partner Stories

“I’m able to do things I couldn’t do before”
“I don’t have a tummy ache any more!”
“I’m calling all women to work together and help people”
Seeing clearly: five sight-saving stories in Benin
“We’re playing a critical role to banish trachoma”
The last mile: paving the way to eliminating river blindness in Mali
Bogotá Manifesto
Leprosy Mission Nepal
The WHO and the UOC's commitment to the fight against NTDs
To arrive on time to interrupt Chagas disease: Tenza Valley, Boyacá. Colombia

Branding Guidelines

If you would like to create materials using the World NTD Day logo and visual identity, please be sure all materials are created in accordance with brand guidelines: