Welcome to The MENTOR Initiative, a humanitarian organisation
working with the world’s most vulnerable and hard to reach communities to reduce death and suffering from tropical diseases.

MENTOR responds to global emergencies, then remains for as long as it takes to help people recover from a crisis –
working side by side with communities, health workers and health authorities to leave a lasting impact.

Programme updates

The MENTOR Initiative, a sponsor of the Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO Network (NNN) conference, attended in person to share experiences and best practice with implementing partners and national...
The MENTOR Initiative provides life-saving primary healthcare for displaced, vulnerable and hard to reach communities through the training and support of Community Health Workers (CHWs). In the past...
(September 2022) The MENTOR Initiative is working closely with its partners to control and subsequently eliminate onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis in South Sudan, which are among the five...

Featured publications

Integrated Vector Management (IVM) in Humanitarian Emergencies toolkit

Download the Integrated  Vector Management (IVM) in Humanitarian Emergencies toolkit. The toolkit outlines the VBDs commonly encountered in humanitarian emergencies and recommends range of practical IVM strategies for controlling them.

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The MENTOR Initiative Annual Report 2021 / 2022

MENTOR’s activities and programmes in 2021 / 2022

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IOM Malaria Report - Yemen

Download the Assessment report on Malaria Control in Yemen created by The MENTOR Initiative (integrated vector management in humanitarian emergency specialists) for The International Organization for Migration (IOM), with the objective to make recommendations on how to achieve maximum impact on malaria control with limited financial means.

Latest news

NNN Conference

Sharing best practice at the Neglected Tropical Diseases Conference, 13-15 September 2022

The MENTOR Initiative, a sponsor of the Neglected Tropical Diseases NGO Network (NNN) conference, attended in person to share experiences ...
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Primary healthcare in the community

The MENTOR Initiative provides life-saving primary healthcare for displaced, vulnerable and hard to reach communities through the training and support ...
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Targeting Neglected Tropical Diseases in South Sudan

(September 2022) The MENTOR Initiative is working closely with its partners to control and subsequently eliminate onchocerciasis and lymphatic filariasis ...
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Second phase of emergency response in Mozambique

(13 July 2022) Work is underway in Cabo Delgado Province in the second phase of MENTOR’s response to the humanitarian ...
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Published: Mapping Schistosomiasis and Soil Transmitted Helminthiasis in Angola

New research on Neglected Tropical Disease (NTD) control in Angola was recently published, enabling health officials to accurately plan and ...
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Mentor at work

“Disease control in countries with highest burden more important than ever” says MENTOR CEO

Today (23 June 2022) at the Kigali Summit on Malaria and Neglected Tropical Diseases, we will hear about the progress ...
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Where we work