USAID’s Bureau For Global Health Awards Envision Project To RTI
Since the 2006 launch of USAID's Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) Control Program, which is managed by RTI, "more than 447 million NTD treatments have been provided to more than 82 million people," the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases' "End the Neglect" blog reports, adding, "To add to this success, USAID's Bureau for Global Health awarded Envision (the follow-on to the NTD Control Program) on September 26, 2011, to RTI." According to the blog, "Envision is a five-year Cooperative Agreement, with a $240 million ceiling, that covers the period of October 1, 2011 to September 29, 2016. For the Envision project, RTI has partnered with CBM, Helen Keller International, IMA World Health, Sightsavers International, the Carter Center, Tulane University, and World Vision" (10/26).This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.