Date

2017-05-16

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This is the Research Retreat's Keynote presentation by Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., who is Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics and Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Hotez is also Former U.S. Science Envoy. Dr. Hotez discusses neglected topical diseases that are highly prevalent among the poor and endemic in rural areas of low-income countries, such as Ascariasis, Trichuriasis, Hookworm Disease, Schistosomiasis, Dengue and many others.

Keywords

tropical medicine, neglected tropical diseases, poverty, global burden of disease

DOI

10.13028/8cxf-jp85

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May 16th, 9:45 AM

Keynote Address: New Poverty-Related Neglected Diseases (‘The NTDs’)

This is the Research Retreat's Keynote presentation by Peter Hotez, M.D., Ph.D., who is Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics and Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Hotez is also Former U.S. Science Envoy. Dr. Hotez discusses neglected topical diseases that are highly prevalent among the poor and endemic in rural areas of low-income countries, such as Ascariasis, Trichuriasis, Hookworm Disease, Schistosomiasis, Dengue and many others.