In the face of many obstacles, Nicaragua’s history in ensuring a national deworming program has shed light on the potential for success.  Former Global Netw

The BRICS countries ― Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa ― are a group of emerging economies distinguished by their growing influence in regional and global affairs.

Earlier this week 13 pharmaceutical companies*, together with several government and nongovernmental organizations**, pledged to find solutions to eliminate or control 10 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) by the year 2020. At an event in London, pharmaceutical companies committed to invest in research and development (R&D) to find new treatments for NTDs along with increasing donations of existing drugs.