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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 [author.] | Gates, Bill [writer of foreword.].
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019Description: x, 210 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781421427232 (hbk. : acidfree paper).Subject(s): Neglected Diseases -- prevention & control | Tropical Medicine | International Cooperation | Disease Eradication | AfricaDDC classification: 362.19698 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 September 2019
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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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