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Partnership In Colombia Aims To Control, Prevent, Eliminate 5 NTDs In Vaupés Region

Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases’ “End the Neglect”: Tackling Five NTDs in Colombia’s Amazonia Region
“…The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, in partnership with the AbbVie Foundation and Sinergias — Alianzas Estratégicas para la Salud y el Desarrollo Social, with support from the Colombian Ministry of Health and provincial and local health staff, supported a project to control, prevent, and eliminate” five neglected tropical diseases (NTDs): trachoma, soil-transmitted helminths (STHs), scabies, tungiasis, and pediculosis from the Colombian province (3/29).

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