A plan to defeat neglected tropical diseases.

  title={A plan to defeat neglected tropical diseases.},
  author={Peter J Hotez},
  journal={Scientific American},
  volume={302 1},
  pages={90-4, 96}
Januar y 2010 In the north of Burkina Faso, not far to the east of one of the best-known backpacker destinations in West Africa, the Bandiagara Escarpment in Mali, lies the town of Koumbri. It was one of the places where the Burkina Ministry of Health began a mass campaign fi ve years ago to treat parasitic worms. One of the benefi ciaries, Aboubacar, then an eight-year-old boy, told health workers he felt perpetually tired and ill and had noticed blood in his urine. After taking a few pills… CONTINUE READING