“Rapid impact” 10 years after: The first “decade” (2006–2016) of integrated neglected tropical disease control

24 May 2018
Hotez PJ , Fenwick A, Ray SE, Hay SI, Molyneux DH

New data from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2016 indicate substantial declines in the prevalence and disease burden (as measured in disability-adjusted life years [DALYs]) of six of the seven neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) targeted by integrated mass drug administration (MDA) over the previous decade.