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Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

Investing to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
  • World Health Organization (WHO). February 2015
  • This report analyzes, for the first time, investments needed to scale up implementation required to achieve the targets of the World Health Organization (WHO) Roadmap on neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and universal coverage against NTDs. The report outlines an investment strategy for NTDs and analyzes the specific investment case for prevention, control, elimination and eradication of 12 of the 17 NTDs following the adoption by the 66th World Health Assembly in 2013 of resolution WHA6612 on NTDs. The report consists of four main sections on: the Resolution and the Roadmap, and progress towards targets; investing towards universal coverage against NTDs; a situation report on key interventions; and the 17 NTDs.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Disease, Drinking water, Equity, Financing, Health, Hygiene, Investments, Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Post-2015 agenda, Poverty, Sanitation, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Water supply
  • Main target audience: Financial community, Governments, Local governments, Policy makers
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Reporting on project findings/outputs
  • Type of resource: Assessment report
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Published in 2015