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"Rapid impact” 10 years after: The first “decade” (2006–2016) of integrated neglected tropical disease control

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Hotez, Peter, Fenwick, Alan, Ray, Sarah E, Ray, Simon and Molyneux, David ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8537-7947 (2018) '"Rapid impact” 10 years after: The first “decade” (2006–2016) of integrated neglected tropical disease control'. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, Vol e0006137, Issue 5, e0006137.

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Abstract

New data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2016 indicate substantial declines in the prevalence and disease burden (as measured in disability-adjusted life years [DALYs]) of six of the seven neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) targeted by integrated mass drug administration (MDA) over the previous decade.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WA Public Health > Preventive Medicine > WA 110 Prevention and control of communicable diseases. Transmission of infectious diseases
WA Public Health > WA 20.5 Research (General)
WA Public Health > WA 30 Socioeconomic factors in public health (General)
WA Public Health > Health Administration and Organization > WA 530 International health administration
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503 Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV infections
WC Communicable Diseases > Virus Diseases > Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. HIV Infections > WC 503.6 Prevention and control
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 750 Malaria
WC Communicable Diseases > Tropical and Parasitic Diseases > WC 765 Prevention and control
WF Respiratory System > Tuberculosis > WF 200 Tuberculosis (General)
Faculty: Department: Biological Sciences > Department of Tropical Disease Biology
Digital Object Identifer (DOI): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0006137
Depositing User: Stacy Murtagh
Date Deposited: 11 May 2018 11:52
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2018 08:40
URI: https://archive.lstmed.ac.uk/id/eprint/8599

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