Tag archive for ‘neglected tropical diseases’
By Guest Author On Sunday, March 18th, 2018

Is A Nursing Home Mistreating Your Parent? Hit Them Hard

photo paffairs_sanfrancisco Nothing can be as frustrating as realizing that the nursing home you took your mom or dad to is causing them more harm than good. When you imagine the things they could have done, you More...

By Robert On Friday, May 9th, 2014

CDC targets five Neglected Parasitic Infections in the US

When you think of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD), you think of diseases occurring in poor and developing countries. NTDs perpetuate a cycle of poverty that continues from generation to generation. Kissing bug More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 25th, 2014
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Sabin Vaccine Institute hosts symposium of leading global experts on vaccines

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25, 2014 – Twenty years ago, the immunization landscape was starkly different from what it is now. More than 100,000 cases of poliomyelitis and 1.2 million cases of measles More...

By Robert On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

Neglected Tropical Diseases and the END7 campaign

Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Managing director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases discusses neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and the END7 campaign with Outbreak News This Week Radio show host Robert Herriman More...

By Robert On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014

Abhishek Bachchan spreads awareness of neglected tropical diseases, named END7 campaign ambassador in India

The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (Global Network) recently named Abhishek Bachchan, Bollywood superstar and international humanitarian, as its first official END7 campaign ambassador in India to More...

By Robert On Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Chagas disease in North America: An interview with Dr. Peter Hotez

At the end of October, there was an editorial published in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, by founding dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Peter Hotez, which More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

British woman, Rachelle Harris learns her headache is from a ‘mass of maggots’ VIDEO

A 27-year-old British woman on a flight home from vacation in Peru was in what she described as “excruciating, stabbing pain.” Screwworm larva. Tusklike mandibles protruding from the screwworm larva’s More...

By Robert On Sunday, June 23rd, 2013
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Ghana to start Buruli ulcer education campaign

The Disease Control Unit of the Dormaa Central Municipal Directorate of the Ghana Health Service has begun an education campaign in selected communities to facilitate the early detection of the disfiguring bacterial More...

By Robert On Friday, March 1st, 2013
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Emily Blunt and Priyanka Chopra among celebrities who joined END7 campaign VIDEO

In a new video released Tuesday, six international artists call upon their fans to support the END7 campaign, an international advocacy campaign that seeks to raise the awareness and funding necessary to control More...



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