Can we rid Africa of a blinding neglected tropical disease?

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End the Neglect
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the seven most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

By Simon Bush, Director of Neglected Tropical Diseases at Sightsavers In 1947 when Sightsavers’ founder, Sir John Wilson, coined the phrase river blindness to describe the almost unpronounceable disease onchocerciasis, rife amongst Africa’s river-side communities, there was little choice for those living in areas where what we now call a neglected tropical disease (NTD) was

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Can we rid Africa of a blinding neglected tropical disease?