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19 04, 2017

Progress against tropical diseases must be backed by poverty alleviation efforts – UN health agency

2017-11-16T15:36:53+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Health, News|

The United Nations today cited “record-breaking” progress in controlling neglected tropical diseases – which blind, maim, disfigure and debilitate millions of people worldwide, especially in its poorest areas – as an estimated one billion people were reached with treatment for at least one of these diseases in 2015 alone, according to the Organization’s health agency.