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World Neglected Tropical Disease Day 2022

World NTD Day 2022

January 25, 2022

On Sunday 30 January 2022, the WHO will celebrate the World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day (WNTDD). The WHO activities aim to mobilize the world to defeat NTD (https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-ntd-day/world-ntd-day-2022).

However, in 2020, a total of 757 million people received NTD treatment despite COVID-19 and
43 countries have eliminated at least one NTD, thus illustrating considerable achievements.

For further achievements to be completed, the WHO is organizing 2 virtual events calling on everyone to address the inequalities that characterize NTDs and mobilizing the World to Defeat Neglected Tropical Diseases on