The open-access journal, PLoS NTDs, celebrated its fifth anniversary. To commemorate this great achievement, the journal compiled editorials and research papers published over the last five years to create a collection, called “The Geopolitics of NTDs.”
The collection focuses on the geographic distribution of NTDs by region to highlight the key differences as well as similarities between the diseases in different areas around the world.
October 11, 2012 | Financial Times
The Financial Times special report “Combating Neglected Diseases” contains in-depth stories and interviews featuring several of Sabin’s key programs, including Sabin Vaccine Development, the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases and the Dengue Vaccine Initiative.
Read the full report here.
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) was a successful initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute from 2006 to 2017 that raised the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the 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.