Impact of the Neglected Tropical Diseases on Human Development in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Nations

The employment of a new “worm index” of human development, together with additional published health information, confirms the important role neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) play in hindering the advancement of many of the world’s Muslim-majority countries.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0003782