Sleeping sickness is the stuff of pure nightmares. The parasite that causes the disease attacks the nervous system, killing adults and children alike. Until recently, treatment has been toxic, even lethal.
Today, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) is running clinical trials for desperately-needed new treatments, which, if successful, will revolutionize patient care in some of the remotest and hardest hit regions of Africa—and may help eliminate this deadly disease within a matter of years.
We’re asking you to help us raise funds towards DNDi's ultimate $5 million goal to bring these groundbreaking treatments out of the pipeline and into the hands of patients. For more on HuffPost's Project Zero Campaign, Click Here.