The neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) represent a group of more than a dozen major chronic infectious diseases, most of them parasitic infections, found in the developing countries of Africa, Asia, and the Americas. Thirteen NTDs represent the most common infections of people living in extreme poverty. These diseases disproportionately affect the bottom billion, producing chronic disability resulting in impaired child … Read More
Each year on March 24th, we celebrate World TB Day. Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it remains one of the top ten causes of death in the world.