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Look What Happens When You Pay Attention To Neglected Tropical Diseases

“Imagine that. Paying attention to a problem and working together to solve it actually works. Five years after the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) convened to set ambitious goals for NTD control for the year 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently announced “unprecedented progress against” 10 NTDs.”

This Forbes article highlights the work of Trop-G.org researchers Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine and editor-in-chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases; Eric Dumonteil, Ph.D., associate professor, and Claudia Herrera, Ph.D., research assistant professor of tropical medicine at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine; and Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D., FASTMH, associate dean, National School of Tropical Medicine and professor of pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital.

Read more about the advancements in this overlooked area of tropical medicine.