BEST SCIENCE FOR THE MOST NEGLECTED
We develop lifesaving medicines for people with neglected diseases around the world
Since 2003, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative has developed 8 treatments for 5 deadly diseases, saving millions of lives.
We innovate to save lives
We develop urgently needed treatments for neglected patients and work to ensure they’re affordable, available, and adapted to the communities who need them
We partner for impact
We conduct research where it’s needed most, utilizing and strengthening R&D capacity in countries affected by neglected diseases
We advocate for change
We speak out for policy change to enable more effective and equitable R&D and access to the fruits of science for all people in need, no matter their income or where they live
A revolutionary treatment for sleeping sickness
For decades, the only treatment available for sleeping sickness was so toxic, it killed one in twenty patients. In 2019, DNDi and partners developed the first pill-only treatment for this deadly disease, helping pave the way to elimination.
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How we use our funding
We use the funds we receive to conduct life-saving research, build research networks, develop medicines, and advocate for neglected patients.
* 2019 financial year
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