Eliminate neglected tropical diseases

Strong political commitments and renewed efforts are needed to eliminate neglected tropical diseases. Kala azar, leprosy, yaws, lymphatic filariasis and schistosomiasis continue to disable, disfigure and kill people in the WHO South-East Asia Region. NTDs elimination was focused upon at the 68th Regional Committee meeting of WHO in Dili, Timor-Leste.

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