New Sources of Funding Needed to Control and Eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

An editorial published by Sabin President Dr. Peter Hotez today in the Public Library of Science (PLoS) Neglected Tropical Diseases, calls on the G8, Gulf Cooperation Council nations, and neglected tropical disease (NTDs) endemic countries, such as Nigeria and Indonesia, to fund global NTD control efforts.

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Hookworm affects more than 576 million people across the globe and contributes to an estimated 43 percent reduction in future wage earnings in areas where infected individuals reside.

2009 Year in Review

2009 was a tremendous year here at the Sabin Vaccine Institute as we strove to fulfill our mission of reducing human suffering caused by infectious and neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).