The Neglected Tropical Diseases classification accounts for 20 different conditions, prevalent in tropical regions where they mainly affect vulnerable communities, predominantly women and children.
The epidemiology of NTDs is often related to #EnvironmentalConditions such as poor #sanitation, limited access to safe #water, and difficulty in accessing proximate and affordable #healthcare. Because NTDs affect under-resourced communities they are exactly that - neglected. This means that prevention is key and improved living conditions are critical to ensuring that.
January 30th is #WorldNTDDay.
This year, you too can take the action towards ending NTD’s. By donating to ARCHIVE Global, you are helping us improve the health outcomes in vulnerable communities around the world.
Donate today: https://archiveglobal.org/donate/
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ARCHIVE joins the @holocaustmuseum in marking today—International #HolocaustRemembranceDay, the anniversary of the liberation of #Auschwitz-Birkenau—to honor the memory of Europe’s Jews, who were targeted for annihilation. www.ushmm.org/IHRD2023
The persecution of Jews began immediately after Nazi leaders came to power. From 1933 until the end of the war, almost 400 decrees, laws, and directives were adopted, gradually causing restrictions on the human rights of Jews in Germany. Their safety was endangered in public spaces, at their jobs, and even in their homes.
As an example, a decree adopted in April 1938 required all Jewish-owned property in excess of 5,000 Reichsmarks (about $34K today) to be reported. This inventory was later used as means for systematic confiscation by the state and was the final step in the Nazi plan to impoverish and exclude Jewish communities from the German economy.
Accommodation became a rare commodity for all countries affected by war, hitting Jewish population the worst. In 1939 Jews could be evicted from their homes without notice. (https://www.bl.uk/learning/histcitizen/voices/info/decrees/decrees.html)
ARCHIVE Global stand against all types of #discrimination, especially those that strip people from their #HousingRights and their basic #HumanRights.
We continue to work on designing and building safe and stable housing environments for vulnerable communities around the globe.
Breaking News: The latest phase of our Mud to Mortar project is kicking off! We will build 40 new #ConcreteFloors for families living on dirt floors. This upgrade makes them much easier to #clean, more #hygienic, and #safer. Our local partner ADESH is busy visiting the participating families, collecting data and acquiring construction materials.
Like our previous phases of this project, we expect the new floors to reduce illness like diarrhea and intestinal parasites, stress, and the economic burden of disease.
This phase is unique because ADESH will train 40 women in masonry construction, then employ them on the construction of the floors. Women in Bangladesh are traditionally limited in their employment opportunities, so this will provide much-needed diversity. With this gender nonconforming opportunity they will gain employable skills and knowledge that can serve to generate income for themselves while improving conditions throughout their community.
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