November 26, 2019

NALA is expanding its impact and is looking for experienced leaders to help us grow and streamline our impact!

NALA, an internationally recognized expert in the fight to eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), is looking for a Country Director in Ethiopia.  NTDs...

November 14, 2019

The Noble Prize in Economics went this year to a team of three researchers who investigated ways to alleviate poverty among the poorest populations. Their research, focusing heavily on education and health issues, pinpointed deworming school children as a cost-effectiv...

September 1, 2019

NALA has joined the Super School of Five, a collaborative project that sees school children as change agents to increase face and handwashing behaviors. The main focus of this project is to address malnutrition and stunting in line with the Ministry of Education’s Scho...

July 1, 2019

Marcus Perkins, a professional photographer known for his humanitarian focus, was contracted by Merck to photo document the activities of our joint project in Bench Maji. He spent two weeks traveling through the zone together with NALA staff members to visit sites and...

June 1, 2019

“The NALA training woke me up,” commented Priest Hawas Gebremichael. “Before the training, I understood that my own personal hygiene was important, but the training paved the way for me to think about the importance of hygiene and sanitation for all the people in my ch...

March 18, 2019

We are very happy to announce the addition of four new directors to the NALA Board: Einav Levy, Yonat Liss, Margalit Lorber and Reut Barak Weekes. They will join our long standing directors, Roni Akele and Galia Sabar, in guiding NALA's work in the coming years. 

We wou...

March 17, 2019

Hadas Hamerovv, NALA’s engineer has been working on ways to improve basic latrines in rural Ethiopia using inexpensive local materials. Our health education programs and messaging help explain why using latrines will lower disease prevalence in their community but if t...

December 4, 2018

Lotte Bengal, our newest volunteer, is currently in Mekelle to follow up on NALA's former project there. From 2009 to 2014, NALA led a community-based NTD prevention program in Mekelle together with the Tigray Regional Health Bureau and the Organization for Social Serv...

November 1, 2018

As the school year starts in Ethiopia, NALA staff and volunteers have been eagerly preparing to work  directly with more than 100 schools serving 79,000 students in Adwa, Dembia, and Bench Maji Zone. In addition, NALA educational materials will be used by our partners...

October 1, 2018

The 9th annual Neglected Tropical Disease NGO Network (NNN) conference took place from September 24-26 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with more than 450 registrants from across the globe taking part. This year's theme was "Reaching the Last Billion: Setting BEST in Motion"an...

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