The first “London Declaration”: The Commonwealth and its neglected tropical diseases

The framework of cooperation of the Commonwealth of Nations provides a useful mechanism for global efforts to control or eliminate neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), including the 18 NTDs currently identified by the World Health Organization.

http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0005321

 

NTD and NCD Co-morbidities: The Example of Dengue Fever

Recent findings of paradoxically high endemicity of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) among populations living in the Group of 20 (G20) countries could portend high rates of these diseases among patients with underlying non-communicable diseases (NCDs), with resultant co-morbidities. Read the article:

http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0004619