UK - Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)
Accelerating Sustainable Control and Elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) - (ASCEND)
Project Data Last Updated: 16/09/2020
IATI Identifier: GB-1-205249
To provide a comprehensive package of interventions to reduce disability, disfigurement, stigma, deaths, lost livelihoods and poverty which occur as a result of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). ASCEND will work towards the sustainable control and eliminations of NTDs in approximately 20 high burden countries in Africa and Asia and will focus on five NTDs: lymphatic filariasis, schistosomiasis, visceral leishmaniasis and trachoma. The programme contributes to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets 3.3 and 3.8.
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