Why are Neglected Tropical Diseases neglected?

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End the Neglect
The Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is an initiative of the Sabin Vaccine Institute dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the seven most common neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).

Check out this article featured on The Guardian about NTDs. It even references our factsheets! Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) include several parasitic and bacterial infections (the World Health Organisation lists 17), affecting over one billion people worldwide and causing 500,000 deaths a year.

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Why are Neglected Tropical Diseases neglected?