February 23, 2010

Over 1 billion people are infected with one of the 14 diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). These are the most common infections in the 2.7 billion people living on less than $2 a day and affects those often marginalized and forgotten by governments, left to suffer in silence. NTDs are diverse but all cause severe disability or death, and bring a major economic burden on endemic countries.

October 09, 2003

This editorial by Jean-Hervé Bradol, MD, President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)originally appeared in Le Monde.