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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The World Health Organisation has underlined that developed countries and emerging economies must join forces to support research into new drugs for neglected diseases. Unfortunately, it has been found that there are only 3.8% of drugs which have been approved between 2000 and 2011 for neglected diseases. Besides, only 1.4 per cent of total clinical studies are dedicated to neglected diseases yet they make up 11 % of the global disease burden. Among the neglected diseases are: sleeping sickness, leishmaniasis and Chagas disease, malaria, tuberculosis, Trachoma, AIDS, Filiarasis and Leprosis. The United Nations have said that dengue, river blindness and guinea-worm disease are also among the 17 neglected tropical diseases which are now targeted by a new global strategy. Neglected diseases are more common in Africa, Brazil and India – where the poorest people reside. Africa is often the focus of the global development agenda - from HIV/AIDS to economic growth...

Product Specifications
SKU :COC84195
AuthorEdward R. Miller-Jones
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages184
Publishing Year2013-01-29T00:00:00.000
ISBN9786130149482
Edition1 st
Book TypeMedicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandFastBook Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-10-08 00:00:00
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