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Neglected Diseases

Stimulating awareness about the urgent need for new, better treatment and tests for diseases like leishmaniasis, sleeping sickness and Chagas disease is key to our work.

22. June 2016.
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SNAKEBITE

MSF welcomes WHO’s decision to include snakebite on its Neglected Tropical Diseases list

Despite the fact that snakebite is estimated to kill over 100,000 people every year, there are hardly any resources to prevent and treat it, with very limited access to life-saving anti-venom therapy. Read more

NTDs: The Issues

Sudan 2010  © Olga Overbeek

Learn about the issues MSF & others confront in the diagnosis and treatment of neglected diseases.

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Chagas: Silent Killer
Chagas disease is far and away Latin America’s deadliest parasitic disease, affecting 10 million people worldwide...

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