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Ghana Health Service launches mass drug administration

The Ghana Health Service (GHS) has initiated mass drug administration against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), with the goal of administering drugs in endemic districts. The Mass Drug Administration (MDA) is a measure towards the eradication of NTDs by 2030, specifically onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis (LF). The MDA exercise would take […]


WHO commends Ghana for eliminating sleeping sickness-As world marks NTDs Day

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has commended Ghana for eliminating sleeping sickness, one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The elimination of the disease, also known as Human African Trypanosomiasis, brings to three the number of NTDs eliminated in the country. The other two are Guinea worm, which was eliminated […]


Financing NTDs is crucial to elimination, eradication efforts

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are still major public health concerns globally, particularly in Africa where millions of people are still under the bondage of the disease. The term NTDs is used to describe a group of 20 communicable diseases that prevail in tropical and subtropical countries and affect more than […]