Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) were on the agenda this week at the Sixty-fifth session of the World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva, Switzerland.
 
A major milestone was reached when the WHA today approved a new resolution on elimination of schistosomiasis.

This month, the Sabin Vaccine Institute will begin a Phase-1 clinical trial in Washington, DC to further investigate the Na-GST-1 human hookworm vaccine candidate.

Dengue outbreaks occur in countries throughout the world on an all too frequent basis. One of the latest countries to experience an outbreak of the disease is the Philippines.

For the past week, the Sabin Vaccine Institute and the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases have been working with a group of organizations to raise awareness of specific issues - such a

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