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NTD Resolutions, Plans, GuidesResolutions, Technical Guides, and Plans Related to the Elimination of Neglected Diseases and Other Infections Related to Poverty

This Excel spreadsheet provides a listing of links to the above-mentioned PAHO/WHO information resources on neglected and other poverty-related diseases in all four official PAHO languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French). It is divided into sections on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as a group, Chagas disease, congenital syphilis, human rabies transmitted by dogs, leprosy, lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis), malaria, neonatal tetanus, onchocerciasis (river blindness), plague, schistosomiasis (snail fever), soil-transmitted helminths (STHs), and trachoma.

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This document was prepared for the topic “Elimination of Neglected Diseases and Other Infections Related to Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean,” presented to and approved by the 144th Session of the Executive Committee in June 2009 and in the Directing Council of the Organization in September 2009.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014 16:17

Growing up without parasites

Intestinal parasites are a threat to child growth and development. They cause malnutrition, anemia and other illnesses that lead to absenteeism and poor performance in school. In Latin America and the Caribbean, 46 million children are at risk. Watch this video to learn more about parasites from three students who received preventive treatment as part of a campaign carried out by the Honduran government with support from PAHO/WHO and Canada.


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