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Many neglected diseases lacking research funding

Many neglected diseases lacking research funding

Waging war on tropical diseases may be key to U.S. foreign policy

Waging war on tropical diseases may be key to U.S. foreign policy

Rethink needed on how communities affected with trachoma are treated

Rethink needed on how communities affected with trachoma are treated

Sanitation investment in poor countries would yield $9-to-1 benefits in productivity, health and other benefits

Sanitation investment in poor countries would yield $9-to-1 benefits in productivity, health and other benefits

Sixty-two per cent of Africans do not have access to a proper toilet

Sixty-two per cent of Africans do not have access to a proper toilet

Biannual mass antibiotic treatment may help reduce contagious eye disease trachoma in Africa

Biannual mass antibiotic treatment may help reduce contagious eye disease trachoma in Africa

Chlamydia trachomatis genome sheds light on an emerging infection

Chlamydia trachomatis genome sheds light on an emerging infection

Multiple species of bacteria may cause infectious eye disease trachoma

Multiple species of bacteria may cause infectious eye disease trachoma

Neglected tropical diseases, lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis

Neglected tropical diseases, lymphatic filariasis, trachoma, leishmaniasis, onchocerciasis and schistosomiasis

Bold proposal to restructure drug development patents

Bold proposal to restructure drug development patents

WHO unveils new strategy to fight some of the most neglected tropical diseases

WHO unveils new strategy to fight some of the most neglected tropical diseases

Waterborne infectious diseases could soon be consigned to history

Waterborne infectious diseases could soon be consigned to history

Do regulatory T cells have a role in human ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection?

Do regulatory T cells have a role in human ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection?

Simple "dipstick" test could save millions from blindness

Simple "dipstick" test could save millions from blindness

Single dose of oral antibiotic azithromycin taken after trichiasis eye surgery prevents recurrence of inturned eyelashes

Single dose of oral antibiotic azithromycin taken after trichiasis eye surgery prevents recurrence of inturned eyelashes

Antibiotic not sufficient for treating trachoma in populations with high disease prevalence

Antibiotic not sufficient for treating trachoma in populations with high disease prevalence

Tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis, river blindness, hookworm, elephantiasis, and blinding trachoma are being ignored

Tropical diseases such as sleeping sickness, schistosomiasis, river blindness, hookworm, elephantiasis, and blinding trachoma are being ignored

300 million people in the developing world are seriously ill from intestinal worms

300 million people in the developing world are seriously ill from intestinal worms

Study highlights the effectiveness of azithromycin (Zithromax) in reducing infection rates of trachoma

Study highlights the effectiveness of azithromycin (Zithromax) in reducing infection rates of trachoma

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year

Pollution kills more than three milion children under the age of five every year