The NTD NGDO Network is made up of a broad range of partners including the NGDOs that work with ministries of health to implement and facilitate drug distribution for NTDs in the field, the pharmaceutical companies donating drugs for NTDs, the donor community, and operational research partners. 


    FAIRMED (formerly known as Swiss Emmaus Leprosy Relief) is instrumental in combating neglected tropical diseases.

  • The International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations

    ILEP's Mission is to work towards the long term goal of a world without leprosy and its consequence

  • Health & Development International

    Health & Development International (HDI) is a non-governmental organization (NGO) with offices in the United States and Norway and is dedicated to working toward the eradication of Guinea worm disease and lymphatic filariasis in Africa and elsewhere.

  • United Front Against River Blindness

    UFAR's primary goal is to become a recognized and respected member of the coalition of international, national and local organizations currently involved in concerted efforts to eliminate onchocerciasis as a major public health and socioeconomic problem in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • RTI International Envision

    Since 2006, RTI International has been providing assistance to national neglected tropical disease (NTD) control programs through the Neglected Tropical Disease Control Program (2006-2011) and the ENVISION Project (2011-2016), funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development.

  • London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

    The Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases (ITD) was formed in August 1997 and encompasses all of the laboratory-based research in the School as well as that on the clinical and epidemiological aspects of infectious and tropical diseases.

  • Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins

    WILMER EYE INSTITUTE AT JOHNS HOPKINS The Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, part of the Wilmer Eye Institute, is a joint collaboration of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Bloomberg School of Public Health.

  • The University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health Program

    The University of Melbourne has launched the Indigenous Eye Health Program to tackle eye health issues in Australia's indigenous communities.

  • World Vision International

    WWW.WVI.ORG World Vision International is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

  • Lions Clubs International Foundation

    WWW.LCIF.ORG The mission of the Lions Clubs International Foundation is to support the efforts of Lions clubs worldwide in serving their local communities and the world community as they carry out essential humanitarian service projects.

  • Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology

    WWW.KCCO.NET Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology The goal of the Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology (KCCO) is to reduce blindness in Africa by building the capacity of eye care professionals, communities, and others to implement prevention of blindness activities throughout eastern Africa.

  • Fred Hollows Foundation

    THE FRED HOLLOWS FOUNDATION Working to continue the late Professor Fred Hollow's vision, The Fred Hollows Foundation in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom, have come together to form a global network to increase our collective impact in eradicating avoidable blindness around the world.

  • Eyes of the World

    WWW.ULLSDELMON.ORG Eyes of the World is a non-profit foundation that helps poor people with impaired vision receive qualified ophthalmological attention from their local health services.

  • CBM

    WWW.CBM.ORG CBM is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving the quality of life of people with disabilities in low-income regions of the world. Through its alliance, strategic and implementation partners, CBM works in 89 of the world's poorest countries, reaching almost 24 million people.

  • The Carter Center

    WWW.CARTERCENTER.ORG The Carter Center was founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University, to advance peace and health worldwide.

  • Pfizer

    PFIZER.COM Pfizer donates the antibiotic Zithromax® that treats and prevents blinding trachoma. More than 225 million doses have been distributed since the start of the Zithromax® drug donation program in 1998. Trachoma is an infectious eye disease that is spread by contact with an infected person's hands or clothing.

  • ORBIS International

    WWW.ORBIS.ORG ORBIS International prevents and treats blindness by providing quality eye care to transform lives.

  • Light for the World

    WWW.LIGHT-FOR-THE-WORLD.ORG LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is a European confederation of national development NGOs aiming at an inclusive society.

  • International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

    The International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) was established in 1975 as a coordinating, umbrella organization to lead international efforts in blindness prevention activities.

  • Handicap International

    Co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize, Handicap International is an independent and impartial organization working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster.


    MITOSATH is a Non-Governmental Development Organization (NGDO) committed to improving the quality of life of the poor and rural indigent through advocacy, raising awareness, resource mobilization and energizing the collective will of all stakeholders for the control and elimination of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs).

  • Merck

    Merck strives to develop and implement effective philanthropic and business strategies to help remove barriers to access to healthcare.

  • Children Without Worms

    Children Without Worms (CWW) is a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and the Task Force for Global Health in the global control of soil-transmitted helminths (STH), commonly known as intestinal worms.

  • Schistosomiasis Control Initiative

    SCI’s mission is to improve the health and development of the world’s poorest populations by eliminating schistosomiasis and soil transmitted helminths (STH) hookworm, whipworm and roundworm.

  • Organisation pour la Prévention de la Cécité

    The OPC (Organisation pour la Prévention de la Cécité - Organisation for the Prevention of Blindness) is an international NGO with specific expertise in ocular public health. It fights to preserve the sight of as many people as possible in the most deprived populations in French-speaking developing countries.

  • Malaria Consortium

    Malaria Consortium is one of the world's leading non-profit organisations dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium works with communities, government and non-government agencies, academic institutions, and local and international organisations, to ensure good evidence supports delivery of effective services.


    LEPRA is a UK based international NGO fighting disease, poverty and prejudice.

  • iMA World Health

    IMA World Health (IMA), a specialist in providing essential healthcare services and medical supplies around the world, is a nonprofit, faith-based organization working to restore health, hope and dignity to those most in need.

  • Helen Keller International

    For over 50 years, Helen Keller International (HKI) has been at the forefront of combating NTDs beginning in the late 1950’s assisting Taiwan to eliminate blinding trachoma.

  • GlaxoSmithKline

    GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) supports the elimination and control of two neglected tropical diseases – lymphatic filariasis (LF) and soil-transmitted helminthiasis (STH).

  • Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD)

    Liverpool Centre for Neglected Tropical Diseases (CNTD): CNTD supports national NTD programmes, provides technical assistance to global initiatives, strengthens the evidence base to inform policy makers, and identifies and prioritises interventions that will eliminate lymphatic filariasis and reduce the burden of other neglected tropical diseases.

  • International Trachoma Initiative

    ITI's Mission: To eliminate blinding trachoma by 2020 by managing the Zithromax® donation and collaborating with partners for the implementation of the full SAFE strategy.

  • Mectizan Donation Program

    Established 25 years ago, the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) is the longest-running, disease-specific, drug donation program and public/private partnership of its kind.

  • Sightsavers International

    Sightsavers works to combat blindness in developing countries, restoring sight through specialist treatment and eye care. We also support people who are irreversibly blind by providing education, counselling and training.