Neglected Tropical Diseases

Neglected tropical diseases, or NTDs, are common in low-income settings such as in parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America. Many are preventable and treatable, but are neglected because treatment and preventive measures are not available or affordable. NTDs include Elephantitis, Trachoma, Chagas, Guinea worm and others. LifeStraw® water filters and PermaNet® bed nets help prevent NTDs.

Malaria Research

IR Mapper is a tool that maps insecticide resistance. It consolidates reports of insecticide resistance in malaria mosquitoes onto filterable maps to inform vector control strategies.


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For consumer purchases, visit Buy LifeStraw® to find a local retailer. For each consumer purchase, one school child in Africa will receive clean water for an entire school year. For large quantities purchased for public health settings, contact us


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