#NTDs

  • Article: This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest
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    This Former US President Wants to Eliminate Diseases That Affect the World's Poorest

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 15, 2019

    Jimmy Carter's presidential term ended in 1981, but his work didn’t stop there. Read more

  • Article: This Neglected Tropical Disease Infects People Through Drinking Water
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    This Neglected Tropical Disease Infects People Through Drinking Water

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 12, 2019

    This disease only shows itself a year after infection. Read more

  • Article: This Waterborne Disease Can Make You Blind: What You Need to Know
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    This Waterborne Disease Can Make You Blind: What You Need to Know

    By Diana Duong|Feb. 1, 2019

    River blindness is an eye and skin disease that can have irritating inflammatory effects. Read more

  • Article: Drones Could Be the Answer to Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases
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    Drones Could Be the Answer to Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Diana Duong|Jan. 28, 2019

    Drone technology may be the key to reaching hard-to-reach communities. Read more

  • Article: This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide
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    This Neglected Tropical Disease Just Hit a Historic Low Worldwide

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 18, 2019

    In 1986, there were an estimated 3.5 million cases every year across 21 countries. Read more

  • Article: This Foundation Is Putting an End to a Disease That Causes Infectious Blindness
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    This Foundation Is Putting an End to a Disease That Causes Infectious Blindness

    By Alison Hill|Jan. 10, 2019

    It most commonly affects mothers. Read more

  • Article: No Matter Their Age, Women and Girls Feel the Weight of Neglected Tropical Diseases
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    No Matter Their Age, Women and Girls Feel the Weight of Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Jan. 9, 2019

    Women and girls of all ages feel the burden of these diseases throughout their entire life. Read more

  • Article: The 'Kissing Bug' Carries This Disease — But Its Effects Are Far From Romantic
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    The 'Kissing Bug' Carries This Disease — But Its Effects Are Far From Romantic

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Diana Duong|Jan. 7, 2019

    When they bite their victims, they also defecate at the site of the bite. Read more