TEPHINET, The Task Force’s field epidemiology training program, recently deployed eight field epidemiologists to Angola in response to an outbreak of yellow fever in the
The Task Force is assisting the Zimbabwe Ministry of Health with preparations for its first mass drug administration (MDA) to eliminate trachoma in the country.
A disfiguring neglected tropical disease called lymphatic filariasis (LF) may soon be eliminated from Haiti, but determining if elimination has been reached remains an ongoing challenge that
On Aug. 8, while speaking to representatives from more than 30 African countries, Task Force President and Chief Executive Officer Dave Ross, ScD, emphasized the
Massive Open Online Course Brings the Latest in Trachoma Elimination to Public Health Agencies Around the World
The Task Force’s International Trachoma Initiative (ITI) is helping to bring comprehensive trachoma elimination strategies to public health professionals around the world by supporting the
The Task Force is helping the Philippines Department of Health and World Health Organization determine whether lymphatic filariasis (LF) has been eliminated from remote parts
Hilton Humanitarian Prize Recognizes The Task Force for Using ‘Compassion, Collaboration, and Smart Solutions’ to Alleviate Human Suffering
The Task Force for Global Health has been named the recipient of the 2016 Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize—the world’s largest humanitarian prize–for its extraordinary
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announces The Task Force For Global Health As 2016 Recipient of $2 Million Hilton Humanitarian Prize
Atlanta-based organization to receive largest humanitarian award in the world for its contributions to improving health of people living in extreme poverty (Los Angeles) Aug.
Task Force to Compile Lessons Learned from Polio Vaccine ‘Switch’ and Other Steps in Polio Eradication
On the heels of the ‘switch’ in the type of oral polio vaccine used around the world, which was declared complete on May 27, The
CHAMPS Selects Three Sites in Africa to Begin Collecting Data about the Causes of Childhood Illness and Death
The Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) Network, an initiative that includes the Public Health Informatics Institute (PHII) at The Task Force, has selected
A delegation of Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Fellows, representing 22 countries, visited The Task Force for Global Health on July 22 to learn about
Header photo caption: A drug distributor travels long distances to a remote village in Cameroon to get medicines for onchocerciasis (river blindness) and lymphatic filariasis to marginalized societies most in need.