WHO Releases 10-Year Review Report Chapter Focusing On NTDs

WHO: The neglected tropical diseases: a rags-to-riches story
The next chapter in the WHO’s “Ten years in public health 2007-2017” report focuses on neglected tropical diseases. “Since 2007, WHO has helped streamline delivery of donated drugs. In the London Declaration of 2012, leading pharmaceutical companies agreed to billions of dollars’ worth of drug donations through 2020, guided by a technical strategy devised and managed by WHO. This bold collaboration is providing close to a billion people per year with access to free treatment and helping to put several of these tropical diseases on the path to elimination…” (4/18).