DNDi Head of Mycetoma, Dr Borna Nyaoke, appeared on Kenya’s most-watched morning programme, joining Day Break on Citizen TV for a wide-ranging half-hour conversation on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).
A recently approved oral medication is a breakthrough in treating acute African sleeping sickness. With a 97% cure rate, the drug from Sanofi tested by DNDi offers easier and less toxic treatment for this deadly infection.
UNFPA-trained midwives are assisting pregnant women in Sudan despite ongoing violence that has crippled most health services. They provide critical care, often going directly to women’s homes when hospitals are inaccessible.
Alaska family physician Dr. Shawn Vainio received the 2023 AAFP Humanitarian Award for his enduring work expanding global health access, including nearly 20 medical missions to isolated villages with the Himalayan Health Exchange.
The NAFC honored the Volunteers in Medicine Clinic of the Cascades executive director for expanding free health access in Central Oregon. Kat Mastrangelo and her team leverage more than 200 volunteers and 300 medical partners to serve the uninsured in Central Oregon.