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Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases: The Neglected Tropical Diseases and Their Impact on Global Health and Development (2nd Ed)

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Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases: The Neglected Tropical Diseases and Their Impact on Global Health and Development (2nd Ed)

Authors :

Peter J. Hotez

ISBN :

9781555818746

Publisher :

American Society For Microbiology

Imprint :

ASM Press

Cover Price :

US$ 39.95

Edition :

2 /e

CD Included :

No

Pages :

254

Binding :

Paperback

Publication Year :

2013

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Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases: The Neglected Tropical Diseases and Their Impact on Global Health and Development (2nd Ed)

The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are the most common infections of the world s poor, but few people know about these diseases and why they are so important. This second edition of Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases provides an overview of the NTDs and how they devastate the poor, essentially trapping them in a vicious cycle of extreme poverty by preventing them from working or attaining their full intellectual and cognitive development.



Author Peter J. Hotez highlights a new opportunity to control and perhaps eliminate these ancient scourges, through alliances between nongovernmental development organizations and private-public partnerships to create a successful environment for mass drug administration and product development activities. Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases also



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