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Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases

The Neglected Tropical Diseases and their Impact on Global Health and Development

Edition:
2nd
Author(s):
Peter J. Hotez
ISBN:
9781555818746
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
April 30, 2013
Content Details:
275 pages
Language:
English

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    Book Summary

    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 Dr Peter J. Hotez highlights a new opportunity to control and perhaps eliminate these ancient scourges, though alliances between nongovernmental development organisations and private-public partnerships to create a successful environment for mass drug administration and product development activities. Forgotten People, Forgotten Diseases is an essential resource for anyone seeking a roadmap to coordinate global advocacy and mobilization of resources to combat NTDs.

     

     

    This title is published by the American Society of Microbiology Press and distributed by Taylor and Francis in rest of world territories.