7 ‘Achievable But Ambitious’ NTD Goals For 2015

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: A Wish List for 2015: 7 Achievable Victories in the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases
Mirta Roses Periago, former director of the Pan American Health Organization, outlines her “wish list” for 2015, which “includes seven achievable yet ambitious victories for the global health and development community.” The goals include eliminating river blindness and lymphatic filariasis in Latin America and the Caribbean; securing G7 commitment to fighting NTDs; and including NTDs in the post-2015 development agenda, among other goals (1/16).