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Neglected Infectious Diseases: Web Resources

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  Websites: Description
   TDR TDR funds research in infectious diseases of poverty, and provides support and training to researchers and institutions in the countries where these diseases occur
  Global Network Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases is an advocacy initiative dedicated to raising the awareness, political will, and funding necessary to control and eliminate the most common neglected tropical diseases.
     USAID'S Neglected Tropical Diseases U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). launched in 2006 makes cost-effective contribution to the global effort to reduce the economic and epidemiological burden of NTDs.
  Institute for One World Health The Institute for One World Health develops safe, effective, and affordable new medicines for people with infectious diseases in the developing world.
  World Health Organization: Neglected Tropical Diseases World Health Organization's section on Neglected Tropical Diseases includes reports, awareness of public health and economic issues and promote investing in preventing and controlling this diverse group of diseases.

 

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD), a collaborative effort of the National Institutes of Health, The Office of Rare Diseases Research (ORDR) and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) to provides information on genetic conditions and rare diseases.
  CDC: Parasites Neglected Tropical Diseases Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) has been working to reduce the disability, disfigurement, and death caused by NTDs. and negelected tropical diseases.
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) site provides information on research devoted to better understanding, preventing, and treating NTDs.
  National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) National Foundation for Infectious Diseases (NFID) is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public and healthcare professionals about the causes, treatment and prevention of infectious diseases.
  PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Open-access journal devoted to the world's most neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), such as elephantiasis, river blindness, leprosy, hookworm, schistosomiasis, and African sleeping sickness.  

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