Blog Entry

Live Webcast: Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

Posted by ACTION Secretariat, Washington, D.C. on Mar 31, 2014  | 

On April 2 at Noon EDT, we will be live streaming (right here!) a panel discussion from the Institut Pasteur in Paris, "Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Conversation on Progress webcast." Follow along on Twitter at #NTDProgress!

The webcast will feature a conversation with some of the world’s leading voices on NTDs, including:

  • Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General, World Health Organization
  • Jamie Cooper-Hohn, Chair, Children’s Investment Fund Foundation
  • Dr. Tim Evans, World Bank Director of Health, Nutrition and Population
  • Bill Gates, Co-chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Dr. Onésime Ndayishimiye, National Director, Neglected Tropical Disease & Blindness Control Program, Ministry of Health, Burundi