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Neglected Tropical Diseases

Neglected Tropical Disesases (NTDs), also known as diseases of poverty, are defined by the World Health Organization as "a diverse group of communicable diseases that prevail in tropical and subtropical conditions." These diseases communities in both the developed and the developing world. They affect more than one billion people cost billions of dollars every year. Despite their impact, they are often overlooked as a major disease problem. Below you will find some of the most recent, high quality articles on this topic: