Controlling chronic infectious diseases that affect more than 1 billion of the poorest of the poor is possible, according to the first report on this issue from the World Health Organization (WHO). The report, Working to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases (http://bit.ly/9YeGJN), outlines the strategies needed to control, prevent, and even eliminate these neglected tropical diseases.
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