Neglected Diseases

Stimulating awareness about the urgent need for new, better treatment and tests for diseases like leishmaniasis, sleeping sickness and Chagas disease is key to our work.

6. June 2016.

Snakebite in South Sudan

For snakebite victims in South Sudan, getting treatment remains a struggle. This is a symptom of a wider crisis: the majority of snakebite victims across the world are unable to get the treatment that could save them from death or permanent disfigurement.

© Alexandra Malm/MSF

NTDs: The Issues

Sudan 2010  © Olga Overbeek

Learn about the issues MSF & others confront in the diagnosis and treatment of neglected diseases.

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