Momentum is growing in the journey towards NTD elimination but we cannot be complacent as we approach the ‘last mile’
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of preventable and treatable diseases that affect over 1.5 billion people. Poverty is both a cause and consequence of NTDs, they keep children out of school and parents out of work-limiting potential. It wasn’t until fairly recently that the word ‘neglected’ was first used in connection with tropical diseases.
30 Jan 2018