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WHO progress toward NTDs

29 January 2013

WHO’s Executive Board recommends resolution on 17 neglected tropical diseases

The 132nd Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO), meeting in Geneva, Switzerland today recommended to the 66th Health Assembly a resolution on all 17 neglected tropical diseases. The move now clears the way for its adoption by the World Health Assembly – the decision-making body of WHO – when it convenes in Geneva, Switzerland in May 2013. For more details see: http://www.who.int/neglected_diseases/EB_resolution_2013/en/index.html

2nd WHO Report on NTDs (8.29 MB)