Bringing neglected tropical diseases into the spotlight.

Payne, L; Fitchett, JR; (2010) Bringing neglected tropical diseases into the spotlight. Trends in parasitology, 26 (9). pp. 421-3. ISSN 1471-4922 DOI:

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: The correlation between poverty and the neglected tropical disease (NTD) burden is undeniable. NTDs are a brand without copyright; an international movement gathering momentum towards a common goal of tackling major causes of preventable illness in low-income countries. New reports by Liese and Schubert and Moran et. al. act as a call to arms, highlighting a need for research into NTD treatment and control that is essential to improving the lives of the 'bottom billion.'

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
PubMed ID: 20591739
Web of Science ID: 281993700001


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