Past Events 2015

Past Event: Completing the WHO Joint Application Package for NTDs

Dates: Thursday, July 30, 2015

Description: Dr. Aya Yajima and Alexei Mikhailov from the World Health Organization (WHO) provided an orientation for national program managers and partners on how to complete the Joint Application Package for neglected tropical diseases.  This package—due 15 August annually—includes essential forms for requesting donated drugs and reporting country achievements to WHO.

Dr. Uzoma Nwankwo from the Nigeria Federal Ministry of Health shared Nigeria’s experience implementing the Tool for Integrated Planning and Costing and the Integrated NTD Database, which were used to generate and submit the Joint Application Package forms to WHO.

Dr. Aya Yajima, Technical Officer, World Health Organization
Alexei Mikhailov, Data Manager, World Health Organization
Dr. Uzoma Nwankwo, Medical Officer, Federal Ministry of Health, Nigeria


Past Event: END in Africa and ENVISION Joint Meeting for Elimination Planning

Location: Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana

Dates: April 21-23, 2015

Description: USAID and partners END in Africa, managed by FHI360, and ENVISION, managed by RTI, discuss progress toward NTD elimination in their supported countries as well as potential solutions to persistent problems such as disease hot spots and cross-border issues.