Authors: van ‘t Noordende AT, Kuiper H, Ramos AN Jr, Mieras LF, Barbosa JC, Pessoa SM, Souza EA, Fernandes TA, Hinders DC, Praciano MM, van Brakel WH.
Source: Int Health. 2016 Mar;8 Suppl 1:i71-81.
Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) are a group of often chronic and disabling infectious conditions, closely related to poverty and inequities. While it is estimated that millions of people are affected, accurate and internationally comparable data about NTD-related morbidity and disability are lacking. Therefore we aimed to develop and pilot a toolkit to assess and monitor morbidity and disability across NTDs.
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