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London Declaration On NTDs Showing Success

Writing in Humanosphere, development blogger Tom Paulson highlights the success of the London Declaration on Neglected Tropical Diseases. “…In the first annual progress report for the London Declaration issued last month, the authors noted the 1.12 billion NTD treatments distributed, new donor funding to help endemic countries develop integrated disease control plans for the long term, new funding for research aimed at improving treatments for some afflictions and plans for how to scale this up even more in the near future,” he writes and includes comments from Julie Jacobson, a physician and program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (2/6).

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