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Neglected Infectious Diseases Integrated Approach

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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PAHO Presents an Interactive Geographic Distribution Map of Priority Neglected Infectious Diseases in the Americas

 Neglected Infectious Diseases in the Americas continue to affect millions of individuals, but mostly, those communities comprised by indigenous populations from the countries and Afro-descendants born on the continent. In both cases, these and other populations generally represent the poorest and most-marginalized groups of their countries.   

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