The Bid

IFOTRODE is a charity organization that stands for Innovatoins for Tropical Disease Elimination

To manage and eliminate NTDs, a group of diseases predominant among the world’s poor

What We Are

At IFOTRODE, the mission is clear: to pioneer groundbreaking solutions for the management and elimination of neglected tropical diseases that afflict communities in tropical regions, especially in Uganda. 

At the forefront of it all, it is the battle against diseases like tungiasis and podoconiosis. The aim is to create a healthier and more resilient future for those most vulnerable.





treat and eliminate NTDs

treat and eliminate NTDs

Dr. George Mukone – Executive Director IFOTRODE and Country Manager, Tungiasis Elimination Project

Dr. Mutebi- Deputy Director Ifotrode. Deputy Manager and scientific advisor to the Tungiasis Elimination Project

Ms. Joyce Kainza – IFOTRODE Administrator

Ms. Rebbecca Arono – Data Manager

Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of diseases native to tropical and subtropical zones of the world. They are predominant among the world’s poor.

Examples of NTDs include rabies, elephantiasis, soil borne helminthiasis, trachoma, leprosy, sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis), river blindness (onchocerciasis), Guinea worm disease etc.