The International Society of Neglected Tropical Diseases are holding a showcase of work at their annual festival, taking place in March 2019.

The showcase is currently open for submissions and looking for material from the creative industries, science and communication on the themes of neglected tropical diseases, diseases of poverty, behaviour change and advocacy. There will be awards for the best work within: film, photography, journalism and gaming. These awards will be presented at the festival.

Examples of submissions from previous years are:


Video: Living with the Fly - River Blindness in Ghana. Natural Resources Instituite & Canadian International Development Research Centre IDRC   

Video: Kofi's Story - Helping people with leprosy reunite with their families. Uniting to Combat NTDs

Video: Ebola response with local engagement. Institute of Development Studies.

See all the 2018 film entries here.


Image: Leprosy in the Phillipines by Alex Kumar

Image: Eye of a Killer by Dr Diaz Albeter

See all 2018 photography entries here.


Huffington Post: Project Zero

Project Zero is an ongoing series to raise awareness around neglected tropical diseases and efforts to fight them. At least 18 of these diseases affect more than 1 billion people worldwide — but they’re not on the public’s radar. Read more here.

See all the 2018 written submissions here.

Click to see further submission groups including apps and games, comics, audio/radio, campaigns and artworks.

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