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Putting Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Spotlight: Lessons Learned from Chagas Disease

On January 30th, the first-ever World Neglected Tropical Diseases day raises awareness about important diseases that often overlooked.

by Maria del Pilar Fernandez |January 30, 2020

Integrating Treatment for AIDS and Other Neglected Tropical Diseases

Thirty years after AIDS was first reported, the United Nations will meet today to discuss next-steps toward controlling the disease. Developing countries in Africa are still the hardest hit by AIDS, but progress is being made through the framework of the Millennium Development Goals, which calls for a reversal of the spread of HIV/AIDS in… read more

by |June 8, 2011