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Blog Post Visualizes Global NTD Burden

In a Humanosphere guest post, Katie Leach-Kemon, a policy translation specialist from the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, writes, “…Through an international effort called the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases, organizations are working to secure donations from pharmaceutical companies to treat these diseases, which primarily affect the world’s poorest people. So far, the initiative has succeeded in channeling over a billion treatments for 10 of the most problematic NTDs to some of the poorest people in the world. Today, we’ll visually explore many of the different NTDs that the London Declaration aims to address…” (2/14).