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WHO Urges Higher Priority for Neglected Diseases
..., including leprosy, filariasis, leishmaniasis and yaws
are not the headline news, nor are they 'global' in nature," Narain told SciDev.Net. He said the WHO is advocating for increased attention and resources to combat these diseases "as a moral and ethical imperative". At an annual meeting of the ...
Yaws Disease - Making a Comeback After 50 Years
...said it had assembled experts from countries where yaws
is endemic in Geneva this week to consider whether to revive the global program of 50 years ago so as to "eradicate this disease once and for all." SRI...
Ramadoss Declares India Yaws Free
...t India had moved closer to completely eliminating yaws
by 2008. "Yaws elimination is a step towards eradication", he said. The Yaws Eradication Programme (YEP) started in 1996-97 in Koraput district of Orissa. In that year, Ramadoss said that 3,571 reported cases were documented, while there were zero ...
Concerted Effort Imperative For Elimination Of Tropical Diseases: WHO
... (kala azar), soil transmitted helminths (STH) and yaws
(contagious non-venereal infection) - as priority ...gh rate of STH infections and three countries have yaws
endemic areas - India, Indonesia and Timor Leste. India has the highest disease burden in the case o...