WHO claims unprecedented progress against neglected tropical diseases - Web India 123

Remarkable achievements have been made in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) since 2007 with one billion people receiving treatment in 2015 alone, World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a report. "WHO has observed ...

WHO: More effort needed to alleviate poverty in fight against tropical diseases - 610kvnu

Bet_Noire/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization says efforts must be undertaken to alleviate poverty around the world if the progress made in battling tropical diseases is to continue. In 2015 alone, the agency says that one ...

Progress against tropical diseases must be backed by poverty alleviation efforts – UN health agency - UN News Centre

Integrated school campaign for the detection, prevention and elimination of leprosy, ocular trachoma and schistosomiasis in Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil. Photo: PAHO/WHO. Print. 19 April 2017 – The United Nations today cited “record-breaking” progress in ...

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals - News-Medical.net

Since 2007, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been reporting outstanding success in dealing with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) with 1 billion people estimated to have received treatments in 2015. “WHO has observed record-breaking progress ...

Gates backs Big Pharma push to wipe out tropical diseases - Reuters

Bill Gates, co-founder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, speaks during a news conference on Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Geneva, Switzerland, April 18, 2017. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy. 1/8. left. right. World Health Organization (WHO) ...