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Big thank you to @CarterCenter #globalhealth & #NTDs communities for such thoughtful comments on 9/2 PLOS #SciWed:
Dr. McFarland on PLOS #SciWed: "When people see the achievements over the last 20 yrs, there is hope" #riverblindness
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Via @ghn_news: NTDs are truly "neglected" by the media & deserve more coverage given their impact on quality of life