Neglected Tropical Diseases

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The Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Programme Area Component provides technical orientation, support and guidance to Member States in the WHO African Region in order to contribute to the prevention, control, elimination and eradication of Neglected Tropical Diseses (NTDs) and Zoonoses.


Health experts meet in Brazzaville to review progress made to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases in the African Region 

IMG 8096Brazzaville, 23 February 2015 -- Health experts have just ended a meeting in Brazzaville, Congo from 17 to 20 February 2015, to review progress made by WHO Africa Regional countries to reduce the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTD) in the African Region. 

During the four-day meeting, the health experts discussed progress made in documenting the number of people affected by the disease; the number of communities receiving treatment; and overall status of national action plans to scale up interventions toward the 2020 NTD goals.


ntd meetingNeglected Tropical Disease Programme Review Group: 2nd meeting on preventive chemotherapy
Brazzaville, Congo, 17 - 20 February 2015




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