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Amid WHO praise for tackling tropical disease, concern over rise in leprosy - The Indian Express;

Amid WHO praise for tackling tropical disease, concern over rise in leprosy - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressAmid WHO praise for tackling tropical disease, concern over rise in leprosyThe Indian ExpressIn fact in January this year, a new Guinness world record was created for the highest number of drug doses donated in 24 hours. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. Written by Abantika Ghosh | Geneva | Published:April 20, 2017 3:06 am.and more »

WHO report highlights 'remarkable achievements' in neglected tropical diseases - Healio

WHO report highlights 'remarkable achievements' in neglected tropical diseasesHealioAccording to a WHO report released today at the Global Partners' Meeting on Neglected Tropical Diseases, “remarkable achievements” have been made in combatting neglected tropical diseases over the past decade.and more »

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

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

610kvnuWHO: More effort needed to alleviate poverty in fight against tropical diseases610kvnuBet_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 ...and more »

WHO claims unprecedented progress against neglected tropical diseases - India.com

WHO claims unprecedented progress against neglected tropical diseasesIndia.comGeneva, April 20 (IANS) 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.and more »

Courtesy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation - Ghana News Agency

Courtesy, Bill and Melinda Gates FoundationGhana News AgencyGeneva, April 19, GNA - The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday committed $335 million dollars in grants over the next four years to support various Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) programmes in affected countries. This would include ...and more »

India eliminated kala azar in over 80 per cent sub-districts in 2015: WHO - Financial Express;

India eliminated kala azar in over 80 per cent sub-districts in 2015: WHO - Financial Express

Financial ExpressIndia eliminated kala azar in over 80 per cent sub-districts in 2015: WHOFinancial ExpressIndia eliminated visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar, in over 80 per cent of its sub-districts in 2015, the WHO today said. By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: April 20, 2017 1:24 AM. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp.and more »

India sees 60% of new leprosy cases globally, Delhi reports increased prevalence - Hindustan Times

India sees 60% of new leprosy cases globally, Delhi reports increased prevalenceHindustan TimesThe fourth World Health Organisation Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases says the stoppage of active surveillance is responsible for the recent growth of leprosy in India which now accounts for 60% of new leprosy cases globally.(WHO). India accounts ...and more »

Gates foundation joins nations to wipe out diseases that hit the poor - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

Gates foundation joins nations to wipe out diseases that hit the poor - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)Gates foundation joins nations to wipe out diseases that hit the poorShanghai Daily (subscription)THE Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Western countries and drug companies pledged fresh support yesterday to wipe out diseases that blind, disable and disfigure millions of poor in tropical areas each year and urged new donors to join the fight.and more »

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

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

UN News CentreProgress against tropical diseases must be backed by poverty alleviation efforts – UN health agencyUN News CentreIntegrated 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 ...and more »

WHO: 'Unprecedented progress' against neglected tropical diseases - Humanosphere;

WHO: 'Unprecedented progress' against neglected tropical diseases - Humanosphere

HumanosphereWHO: 'Unprecedented progress' against neglected tropical diseasesHumanosphereWorld Health Organization officials said Tuesday that “unprecedented progress” had been made in reducing the spread of neglected tropical diseases in some of the world's poorest communities. The WHO's fourth report on neglected tropical diseases was ...and more »

'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseases - Myjoyonline.com;

'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseases - Myjoyonline.com

Myjoyonline.com'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseasesMyjoyonline.comThere has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says. The effort has ramped up since a key meeting in London five years ago. In 2015, one billion people ...and more »

World in Progress: Pushing to end neglected tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle;

World in Progress: Pushing to end neglected tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleWorld in Progress: Pushing to end neglected tropical diseasesDeutsche WelleNeglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a challenge the world over. They are curable, but it's been difficult to reach patients in developing regions. There's an international summit in Geneva this week to help step up efforts. We'll hear from a medical ...and more »

Unprecedented Progress Against Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO Reports - Infection Control Today

Unprecedented Progress Against Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO ReportsInfection Control TodayThe World Health Organization (WHO) reports remarkable achievements in tackling neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) since 2007. An estimated 1 billion people received treatment in 2015 alone. “WHO has observed record-breaking progress toward ...and more »

World in Progress: A personal take on eradicating neglected tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle;

World in Progress: A personal take on eradicating neglected tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleWorld in Progress: A personal take on eradicating neglected tropical diseasesDeutsche WelleTimm Schneider, a medical doctor in Berlin and one of the founders of the German network for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) regularly treats patients in India with the NGO Samhathi. DW talks to him about his experiences with NTDs and why he's so ...and more »

World in Progress: Chagas disease spreading across the globe - Deutsche Welle;

World in Progress: Chagas disease spreading across the globe - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleWorld in Progress: Chagas disease spreading across the globeDeutsche WelleChagas is one of the neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) that's considered even more neglected than other NTDs. Once Chagas was confined to the Americas region, but in the past few decades, it has begun to spread to other continents, including Europe.and more »

Enlisting Women in Africa's Health Fight - Project Syndicate

Enlisting Women in Africa's Health FightProject SyndicateBRAZZAVILLE – Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) disproportionately affect women and girls. Female genital schistosomiasis (FGS) alone causes severe pain, bleeding, and lesions in more than 16 million women and girls in Sub-Saharan Africa. Beyond ...and more »

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

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

News-Medical.netWHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report revealsNews-Medical.netSince 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 ...and more »

WHO: more than just drugs needed to fight tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle;

WHO: more than just drugs needed to fight tropical diseases - Deutsche Welle

Deutsche WelleWHO: more than just drugs needed to fight tropical diseasesDeutsche WelleA new report published by the World Health Organization has revealed "record-breaking progress" in the fight against tropical diseases. Broader poverty issues, however, threaten to stagnate further improvements. Ebola Gefahr Berlin 11.08.2014 (Getty ...and more »

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

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

ReutersGates backs Big Pharma push to wipe out tropical diseasesReutersBill 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) ...and more »

Goal to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases Moves Ahead - Voice of America;

Goal to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases Moves Ahead - Voice of America

Voice of AmericaGoal to Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases Moves AheadVoice of AmericaGovernments and private donors have pledged $812 million to control and eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) at a five-day summit convened to advance efforts to fight river blindness, sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis and other disabling ...and more »