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NNN Conference 2020

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The Carter Center is a proud sponsor of the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) NGO Network Conference (NNN).

Sept. 8-10, 2020

Accelerating to 2030: Building Resilient NTD Programmes in a Changing World

Carter Center presentations at NNN 2020 include:

Tuesday, Sept. 8
Building on the Evidence Base for Addressing the Mental Health Burden of NTDs: Programmatic Examples of Integrated Care (workshop 1.3)

Carter Center Participants:
Luccene Desir, program manager, Hispaniola Initiative (Haiti)
John Umaru, project administrator, Health Programs (Nigeria)
Eve Byrd, director, Mental Health Program (Atlanta)
Kelly Callahan, director, Trachoma Control Program (Atlanta)
Greg Noland, program director, River Blindness, Lymphatic Filariasis, Schistosomiasis, and Malaria (Atlanta)

Wednesday, Sept. 9
Rapid Fire Session 2: Creating Resilient NTD Programs in Setting Affected by Conflict and Humanitarian Emergencies (C&HE): Piloting a C&HE Tool (workshop 3.5)

Carter Center Participant:
Angelia Sanders, associate director, Trachoma Control Program (Atlanta); representing the NNN Conflict & Humanitarian Emergencies Working Group

Thursday, Sept. 10
Enhancing the NTD Toolkit – Practical Approaches to Addressing Mental Wellbeing and Stigma (workshop 4.5)

Carter Center Participant:
Samhita Kumar, associate director, Liberia and Global Mental Health (Atlanta); co-convener of NNN Disease Management, Disability, and Inclusion Mental Wellbeing and Stigma Group

The 11th Annual Neglected Tropical Disease NGO (NNN) Conference originally scheduled to take place in Kathmandu, Nepal, will now be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Look for conference updates on Twitter at #NNN2020.

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