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NNN Conference 2021

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

Sept. 7-9, 2021

Enabling a Paradigm Shift to a country-led response
to deliver the NTD Road Map

The Carter Center is an active member of the NNN, a global forum for nongovernmental organizations working together on NTDs.

Carter Center Staff are leaders and participants in various NNN Working Groups:

Trachoma - International Coalition for Trachoma Control
Chair, Angelia Sanders, associate director, Trachoma Program

Cross Cutting Group - Conflict and Humanitarian Emergency
Chair, Angelia Sanders, associate director, Trachoma Program

Cross Cutting Group - Disease Management and Disability Inclusion
Co-Chair of Mental Wellbeing and Stigma Sub-Group, Samhita Kumar, associate director, Mental Health Program

Carter Center staff active in the WASH and COVID Mitigation task groups

Carter Center presentations at NNN 2021 include:

1.6 Rapid Fire Session 1

Wednesday, Sept. 8
Ending the neglect to attain the Sustainable Development Goals: a road map for neglected tropical diseases 2021–2030.

Carter Center participants:
Luccene Desir, program manager, Hispaniola Initiative (Haiti)
Sadie Bazur-Leidy, senior program associate, Mental Health

Carter Center staff workshop facilitators/rapporteurs include:

Kim Jensen, associate director, Trachoma Control Program
Facilitator – 2.6 Rapid Fire Session 2

Emily Staub, associate director, Communications
Co-Facilitator – Workshop 1.2 ‘Do No Harm’: Supporting Country-led Programs for the Safe and Effective Delivery of NTD Medicines

Samhita Kumar, associate director, Mental Health
Rapporteur – Workshop 2.3 Developing Essential Care Packages for Mental Health and Wellbeing in NTDs

Look for conference updates on Twitter at #NNN2021.

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