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Neglected people, unseen diseases

  • Rahajeng Tunjungputri


Nijmegen | Sun, May 15 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM Most of us cannot imagine that there are hidden diseases that affect billions of the world’s population that have been neglected for so many years. Nevertheless, as hard as this may be to believe, this is indeed the case with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

NTD is a group of diseases most commonly found among the 2.7 billion people in the world who live on US$2 per day. More than 1 b...