Although there is potential to eliminate some Neglected Tropical
Diseases (NTDs), there remains considerable uncertainty on how to do
this and how rapidly it can be achieved. The need to sustain high levels
of coverage in difficult settings poses major challenges. In some cases
effective tools are available; in others current tools are inadequate.
This report, and DFID's support, focuses on those NTDs for which tools
This documents reports on:
Landmarks and political commitment
Current status of 'tool ready' NTDs
Key Public health interventions
Crompton, D.; Pearson, M. Assignment Report: DFID Support to the Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases: The Context. HDRC, UK (2011) 31 pp.