ADVANCING DISEASE ELIMINATION FOR A BETTER FUTURE
The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) was announced in 2017 and formally launched in November 2019. This new Institute, based in Abu Dhabi, is the only one of its kind in the region and has been established through a partnership between His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
THE GLOBAL INSTITUTE FOR DISEASE ELIMINATION ENVISIONS A WORLD FREE FROM INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF POVERTY.
Eliminating Diseases video series
This series of four short videos produced by GLIDE profiles work in Pakistan, Cameroon, and the island of Hispaniola to eliminate preventable infectious diseases. The series focuses on efforts to eliminate GLIDE’s current diseases of focus: malaria, polio, river blindness, and lymphatic filariasis. View more episodes
KEY AREAS OF WORK
Elevate awareness and engagement
GLIDE seeks to elevate awareness and engagement for disease elimination globally, in the region and affected countries.
ADVANCE ELIMINATION STRATEGIES
Disease elimination strategies and plans often have limited focus and there are missed opportunities of applying synergies and lessons learned across disease areas or countries.
Foster and scale innovation
New innovations delivered at scale are required to transform service delivery for disease elimination.
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