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November 16, 2011 | AllAfrica.com
In their news story "Kenya: Nation Setting Sights on Elimating Blinding Disease," AllAfrica.com discusses NTD elimination programs in Kenya and includes several mentions of the Global Network. AllAfrica.com is the largest online distributor of Africa-focused news. Below is a clip that includes a quote by Global Network's managing director, Dr. Neeraj Mistry.
November 15, 2011 | Africa News Analysis (ANA)
By Musah Ibrahim Musah
“Addressing NTDs improves productivity and contribute to broader economic growth and prosperity of countries”
- says Dr Neeraj Mistry, Managing Director, Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases in an exclusive interview with ANA’s Musah Ibrahim Musah in Berlin, Germany.
November 9, 2011
How pharmaceutical companies can help take the 'neglected' out of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
By Sarika Bansal
What do schistosomiasis, cysticercosis, and lymphatic filariasis have in common?
Besides verging on the unpronounceable, they are all classified as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs are a set of diseases – seventeen, by the World Health Organization’s count – that collectively affect over a billion people, but have historically received little attention.
November 8, 2011 | Voice of America
By Vidushi Sinha
A billion people around the world suffer from neglected tropical diseases, and the global health community is working to develop new drugs, vaccines and diagnostics. But experts note that success is uneven in part because of different rules and regulations in different countries for drug development and testing.
Dr. Peter Hotez, president of Sabin Vaccine Institute, says it is much easier to test new therapies in India than in other parts of the world.