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World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

The 74th World Health Assembly has recently declared 30th January as the ‘World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day. This proposal was first brought forth by the United Arab Emirates. It was unanimously adopted by all delegates at the World Health Assembly. Neglected Tropical Diseases are a group of infections that are mainly found in economically ..

What are Neglected Tropical Diseases?

Recently, India joined the world and Light Up Qutub Minar as a sign of unity to combat the Neglected Tropical Diseases (NDT). Highlights This was done to mark the second annual World NTD Day that will be observed on January 30th. The World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day highlights the global community’s commitment to end the ..

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January 30: World Neglected Tropical Diseases Day

Every year January 30 is to be marked as World Neglected Tropical Diseases day. The day creates awareness in addressing the tropical diseases. This is the first time World NTD Day that is being marked. Neglected Tropical Diseases The Neglected Tropical Diseases are caused by pathogens such as bacteria, helminths, viruses and protozoa. They are ..

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