Partnerships, U.S. Funding Helping Efforts To Eliminate 2 Neglected Diseases By 2020
VOA News: Two Tropical Diseases on Track for Eradication in 4 Years
“By the year 2020, two neglected tropical diseases, lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, and trachoma, a blinding illness, may be eliminated in the world’s poorest countries, thanks to a partnership of governments, charitable foundations, and pharmaceutical companies. The U.S. provides the most funding for elimination of neglected tropical diseases, through the U.S. Agency for International Development…” (Berman, 10/13).
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