Neglected tropical diseases: Researchers highlight expanded benefits and impact of preventive chemotherapy – Outbreak News Today

Almost 15 years after first proposing programs of mass drug administration – now referred to by the World Health Organization as ‘preventive chemotherapy’ – to treat or prevent seven neglected tropical diseases, researchers are seeing both public health gains (in some cases leading to disease eliminations) and significant collateral benefits, including some which weren’t anticipated …

Source: Neglected tropical diseases: Researchers highlight expanded benefits and impact of preventive chemotherapy – Outbreak News Today

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