With evidence mounting on the importance of surgical capacity to combat neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), lymphatic filariasis (LF) and trachoma are 2 prime examples.   Together, these 2 NTDs with surgical comorbidities result in more than 2.3 million years lost from…

80% of blindness could be prevented or reversed, which makes it a problem “that might seem tailor-made for philanthropy,” writes Inside Philanthropy Global Editor Sue-Lynn Moses. So why haven’t global health’s biggest funders made fighting blindness a big priority?   “[R]…