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Incorporating a Rapid-Impact Package for Neglected Tropical Diseases with Programs for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria
Hotez et al. argue that achieving success in the global fight against HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria may well require a concurrent attack on the neglected tropical diseases.
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Rescuing the bottom billion through control of neglected tropical diseases
Here we outline low-cost opportunities to control the neglected tropical diseases through preventive chemotherapy, and propose fi nancial innovations to provide poor individuals with essentialExpand
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Control of neglected tropical diseases.
In addition to malaria, tuberculosis, and human immunodeficiency virus infection, several other infectious diseases are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. In particular, 13 tropicalExpand
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Unhealthy Landscapes: Policy Recommendations on Land Use Change and Infectious Disease Emergence
Anthropogenic land use changes drive a range of infectious disease outbreaks and emergence events and modify the transmission of endemic infections. These drivers include agricultural encroachment,Expand
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“Rapid-Impact Interventions”: How a Policy of Integrated Control for Africa's Neglected Tropical Diseases Could Benefit the Poor
Controlling seven tropical infections in Africa would cost just 40 cents per person per year, and would permanently benefit hundreds of millions of people.
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Proposals to unify the genera Grahamella and Bartonella, with descriptions of Bartonella talpae comb. nov., Bartonella peromysci comb. nov., and three new species, Bartonella grahamii sp. nov.,
Polyphasic methods were used to examine the taxonomic positions of three newly identified Grahamella species. A comparison of the 16S rRNA gene sequences of these organisms with the sequencesExpand
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Grahamella in small woodland mammals in the U.K.: isolation, prevalence and host specificity.
Bacteria isolated from the blood of small woodland mammals were identified as members of the genus Grahamella. The prevalence of Grahamella infection among the 37 small mammals examined, detected byExpand
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Mass drug treatment for lymphatic filariasis and onchocerciasis.
This review summarizes the progress towards control of lymphatic filariasis (LF) and onchocerciasis, focussing on the impact of mass drug administration (MDA) programmes, in particular those thatExpand
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The neglected tropical diseases: the ancient afflictions of stigma and poverty and the prospects for their control and elimination.
The World Health Organizations and other international health agencies identify a select group of 13 tropical infections as the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). These diseases, which includeExpand
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