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Under the big tree : extraordinary stories from the movement to end neglected tropical diseases / Ellen Agler with Mojie Crigler ; foreword by Bill Gates.

By: Agler, Ellen, 1972-.
Contributor(s): Crigler, Mojie | Gates, Bill [writer of foreword.].
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781421427232 .Subject(s): Neglected Diseases -- prevention & control | Tropical Medicine | International Cooperation | Disease Eradication | AfricaDDC classification: 616.988 Summary: "NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES (NTDs) affect over a billion of the world's poorest people. More than 170,000 people die from NTDs each year, and many more suffer from blindness, disability, disfigurements, cognitive impairment and stunted growth. Yet NTDs are treatable and preventable, and the annual cost of treatment is low." - Book cover
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions 2019
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General Collection 616.988 AGL (Browse shelf) Checked out 05/03/2020 000438527

Includes bibliographical references and index.

"NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES (NTDs) affect over a billion of the world's poorest people. More than 170,000 people die from NTDs each year, and many more suffer from blindness, disability, disfigurements, cognitive impairment and stunted growth. Yet NTDs are treatable and preventable, and the annual cost of treatment is low." - Book cover

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