The Global Institute for Disease Elimination (GLIDE) is a global health Institute, rooted in Abu Dhabi, focused on accelerating the elimination of preventable diseases of poverty: currently, malaria, polio, lymphatic filariasis, and river blindness, by 2030 and beyond. Founded in 2019 as the result of a collaboration between His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, GLIDE works to advance global thinking and progress towards disease elimination by elevating awareness and engagement, advancing elimination strategies, and fostering and scaling innovation. For more information, visit