#NTDs

  • Article: Global Citizens Help Fulfill Mandela’s Vision of Ending Extreme Poverty by Taking 5.6M Actions
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    Global Citizens Help Fulfill Mandela’s Vision of Ending Extreme Poverty by Taking 5.6M Actions

    By Neha Shah|Dec. 3, 2018

    “Here, in the southernmost tip of Africa, we too have heeded the call!" Read more

  • Article: There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'
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    There Is Now an Easy Treatment for a Disease That Causes 'Paranoia, Fury, and Death'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 16, 2018

    "Sleeping sickness" is transmitted by tsetse flies infected with parasites that dig into the brain. Read more

  • Article: Global Food Security Is at Risk If We Don't Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases
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    Global Food Security Is at Risk If We Don't Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 26, 2018

    Neglected tropical diseases play a big role in the world’s food crisis. Read more

  • Article: Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa
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    Snail Fever: How Parasitic Worms Are Threatening Women Across Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 19, 2018

    It is estimated that nearly 56 million women in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from FGS. Read more

  • Article: This Doctor Has Spent His Life Studying the World's Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness
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    This Doctor Has Spent His Life Studying the World's Leading Cause of Preventable Blindness

    By Diana Duong|Oct. 9, 2018

    “When you see mothers can be cured, you can't let go.” Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil
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    What You Don't Know About These Worms That Can Infect Your Body Through Contaminated Soil

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 21, 2018|Uniting to Combat Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Soil-transmitted helminths are transmitted through contaminated soil. Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About 'Snail Fever,' a Neglected Tropical Disease
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    What You Don't Know About 'Snail Fever,' a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Diana Duong|Sept. 7, 2018

    This NTD has been making headlines recently for the worst reason. Read more

  • Article: What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease
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    What You Don't Know About Trachoma, a Neglected Tropical Disease

    By Diana Duong|Aug. 22, 2018

    Trachoma is the world’s leading cause of blindness through infection. Read more