Just 50 cents can treat and protect a person infected with one or more neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) is an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute that raises the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the seven most common NTDs.
West Nile Virus is making headlines this week, but it's not the only tropical disease found in the United States. Read Dr. Hotez's op ed for more.
August 1, 2012
END7 campaign fights treatable Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) that infect more than 1 billion people
June 27, 2012 | PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Neglected Tropical Diseases as Hidden Causes of Cardiovascular Disease
Yasmin Moolani, Gene Bukhman, Peter J. Hotez
An important component of the burden of cardiovascular disease in low- and middle-income countries may be attributed to the neglected tropical diseases.
Last Friday, Sabin president Dr. Peter Hotez was a featured guest on Soledad O’Brien’s CNN morning show “Starting Point.” On the show, Dr. Hotez discussed the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) globally and closer to home in the United States.
July 2, 2012
Last week, UK Member of Parliament (MP) Jeremy Lefroy urged international action to combat neglected tropical diseases during a Parliamentary debate. A video of his statement can be viewed here.
Mr. Lefroy is also the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Malaria and NTDs (APPMG) and a member of the Sabin Foundation Europe Board of Trustees.
May 18, 2012 | Pacific Standard
Ahead of this weekend’s G8 Summit, Dr. Peter Hotez wrote an op-ed for Pacific Standard calling on G8 leaders to focus on NTD treatment and control as a cost-effective method to improve global health.
Reversing the World’s Neglect of Easily Cured Tropical Diseases
Dr. Peter Hotez