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WASHINGTON, D.C. — October 21, 2014 — The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) today released a policy brief, Toward a Healthy Future: Working Together to End Neglected Tropical Diseases & Malnutrition, which explores the relationship between neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and malnutrition and the actions needed to address both. The document reflects the views and expertise of a wide range of experts from the NTD, nutrition and broader development communities and serves as a resource to policymakers, advocates and program implementers.

Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country, more than doubled its immunization budget from 2010-2012 and that budget continues to grow.

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