Eliminating the Neglected Tropical Diseases: Translational Science and New Technologies

@inproceedings{Hotez2016EliminatingTN,
  title={Eliminating the Neglected Tropical Diseases: Translational Science and New Technologies},
  author={Peter J Hotez and Bernard P{\'e}coul and Suman Rijal and Catharina Boehme and Serap Aksoy and Mwelecele Ntuli Malecela and Roberto Tapia-Conyer and John C. Reeder},
  booktitle={PLoS neglected tropical diseases},
  year={2016}
}
Today, the World Health Organization recognizes 17 major parasitic and related infections as the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). Despite recent gains in the understanding of the nature and prevalence of NTDs, as well as successes in recent scaled-up preventive chemotherapy strategies and other health interventions, the NTDs continue to rank among the… CONTINUE READING