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Read about the latest insights into NTD activities in the Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Disease blog.

Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: June 13, 2024

World Dengue Day - In conversation with Aisha Barkhad Aisha Barkhad, Global Health PhD Student and current Canadian Youth Delegate to the World Health Assembly and the Pan American Health Organization [...]

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Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: December 20, 2023

Noma is Officially Recognized as a Neglected Tropical Disease by the World Health Organization In Geneva on December 15th 2023, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced the inclusion of noma on [...]

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Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: September 25, 2023

Canada Invests in Eliminating Trachoma in the Americas On September 21, 2023, at the 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), the Government of Canada announced $15 million to eliminate trachoma as [...]

SYP Ambassador Series Spotlighting Canadian Efforts Against NTDs, July 14, 2023

NTD Research Perspectives: Insights from Young Professionals on Optimizing NTD Prevention & Treatment Strategies Deborah Ola, our NTD SYP Ambassador spoke with Anuja Jani and Fathema Ghare to learn more about [...]

Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: July 6, 2023

Drug Discovery for Schistosomiasis with Dr. Thavy Long: More Funding for Clinical Trials Needed Ambre Lambert, an MSc. Chemistry Student at McGill University who’s passionate about NTDs spoke with Dr. Thavy [...]

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Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: June 19, 2023

Daring to See the End of NTDs: The Canadian Network for NTDs Welcomes WHO NTD Programme Director on 1st Visit to Canada, June 1st, 2023 On June 1st, 2023, The Canadian [...]

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Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: April 6, 2023

Water for Health at the UN Water Conference By Tina Lines, Advocacy and Policy Officer The Canadian Network for NTDs had the privilege of attending the UN Water Conference in March [...]

Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: March 8, 2023

Addressing Female Genital Schistosomiasis (FGS), a Health Crisis for Women and Girls in Africa In honour of International Women’s Day on March 8th 2023, we share a story about the work [...]

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Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: December 1, 2022

Reflections by CNNTD’s SYP Ambassador Maëla Séguin It’s difficult to pinpoint the exact moment when I developed a passion for infectious diseases, and more specifically, tropical diseases. I fell in love [...]

Canadian Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases Blog: November 1, 2022

How a Passion for Parasites is Making People's Lives Better An interview with Dr. Ana Sanchez by CNNTD's SYP Ambassador Maëla Séguin https://youtu.be/XFZ0SCrkxMA Maëla: Hello. My name is Maëla Séguin and [...]

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