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Three is a Magic Number (for NTDs!)

It was a BIG year for eliminating neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) as a public health problem in three USAID-supported countries.

Ghana (link is external) and Nepal (link is external) said goodbye to trachoma, the leading infectious cause of blindness.

Lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) got kicked to the curb by Vietnam.


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