PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases

Global Network's Neeraj Mistry and Marcia de Souza Lima refined questions for a PLOS survey on elimination and eradication of neglected tropical diseases with mass drug administrations.

"Respondents for lymphatic filariasis, onchocerciasis, and trachoma were more enthusiastic about the prospects of elimination and eradication than were respondents for schistosomiasis or soil-transmitted helminths. Mass drug administrations were generally believed to be among the most important factors for the success of elimination efforts for each of the five neglected tropical diseases, highlighting the opportunity for integrating drug distributions."

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