Reaching The Last Mile

Climate events such as floods make it more of a challenge but the aim can be met


April 27, 2023, 2:00 AM

Disease remains endemic in Pakistan and Afghanistan


October 24, 2022, 1:16 PM

Recent $100,000 donation could protect thousands of people from falling ill


September 23, 2021, 8:40 AM

Simon Bland, head of Abu Dhabi’s Global Institute for Disease Elimination, says hundreds of thousands could die if tropical diseases are forgotten


September 30, 2020, 10:46 AM

New campaign calls on everyone to play their part in the fight against neglected tropical diseases - including river blindness and lymphatic filariasis


February 03, 2020, 5:07 PM

The forum brings together over 250 global health experts to tackle preventable diseases


November 19, 2019, 9:29 AM

The Reach Awards in Abu Dhabi celebrate courageous health workers and brilliant researchers


November 18, 2019, 11:41 PM

Last year saw the fewest number of cases in a disease that once crippled millions


April 16, 2018, 2:18 PM

Heavily influenced by years of travel and work in India, the American "philosopher, hippie, tech innovator and UN doctor who helped eradicate one of the worst pandemics in history," visited Abu Dhabi last month. He has also released a memoir about his extraordinary story

December 05, 2017, 6:35 AM

Reaching the Last Mile forum is backed by Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed and Bill Gates


November 16, 2017, 3:48 AM