100% Committed to Ending NTDs
“It’s our moral duty to ensure that the goals are reached.”
– Dr. Yao Sodahlon, Mectizan Donation Program Director
Hear from people around the world about how neglected tropical diseases affect their lives as they struggle with fear, shame, and anxiety about the unknown in addition to the physical symptoms.
This heartwarming new video also provides perspectives from from global health workers and NTD experts from many sectors on the difficulties and possibilities in the job of controlling or even eliminating these diseases.
MDP salutes World NTD Day
Career opportunity: Join the MDP team
We have big goals and that means we need a strong team. Please share this job posting with your network—or apply yourself!
Principal Deputy Director, Mectizan Donation Program
The Principal Deputy Director for the Mectizan Donation Program (MDP) serves as the second-in-command to the Director for all management and science-related decisions that govern MDP’s work. See the Task Force career page for the job posting and to apply.
*Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey USA, is known as MSD outside the United States and Canada.
The Mectizan Donation Program is an international program to eliminate river blindness and lymphatic filariasis primarily funded by Merck, with support from GlaxoSmithKline.