Summit Spurs Pledges on Malaria, Neglected Diseases

Published June 28, 2022
by Ochieng’ Ogodo

    • Summit draws major funding pledges for neglected tropical diseases and malaria
    • Kigali summit seen as crucial to meet disease elimination goals
    • Innovations spurred by COVID-19 offer hope for malaria and other diseases 

    Countries affected by malaria and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have committed to increasing funding and fast-track the process of eliminating the diseases by 2030 at a key summit in Kigali.