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WHO Guide

Accelerating Work to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases: A Roadmap for Implementation

12 July 2012

The purpose of this roadmap is to guide implementation of the policies and strategies set out in the Global Plan to combat neglected tropical diseases 2008–2015 (Geneva, World Health Organization, 2007 (WHO/CDS/NTD/2007.3)) and developed in Working to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases (Geneva, World Health Organization, 2010 (WHO/HTM/NTD/2010.1)). These documents highlight the devastating impacts of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) on human health and the socioeconomic development of many impoverished communities. WHO, 2012.