Op-ed by Tsutomu Takeuchi and Alvaro Arzú Irigoyen in the Huffington Post:

Last Friday, the G8 Lough Erne Accountability Report was released by the UK government in the lead-up to the G8 summit happening at the end of this week.

What do neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) have to do with women’s health? A recent review entitled, “Effective Health Interventions for Adolescents That Could Be Integrated with Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programs”, has just been published looking at how combining multiple health interventions with human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccinations increases the effectiveness of HPV delivery.

Last week, the High-Level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda released a report – A New Global Partnership: Eradicate Poverty and Transform Economics through Sustainable Development.

Taking on 17 diseases with names like schistosomiasis, lymphatic filariasis and dracunculiasis may seem daunting.

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