November 15, 2016

What is the significance of neglected tropical diseases?

Written by Bolivar Pou, FHI 360

This post originally appeared on the FHI 360 YouTube channel. 

Bolivar Pou, project director for END in Africa, shares his expertise on the communities that are affected by neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). NTDs affect more than 1 billion people. But, the public health community is targeting NTDs for elimination and control, and there is hope that these diseases may eventually disappear.