NTD Prevention Efforts Overshadow Disease Morbidity Management

The Guardian: NTDs: disease control is about much more than drugs
“One of the top three recommendations of the latest annual report of the U.K. Coalition Against NTDs is to ‘ensure that NTD control and elimination programs reflect the full range of care and include morbidity management and disability prevention components to promote stigma reduction, support for mental health care and livelihood initiatives.’ … Yet morbidity management has been overshadowed by the successful drive to scale up prevention efforts with mass drug administration…” (Filou, 1/9).

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