Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:34 - Health
For this goal to be achieved a team of specialists with technical, clinical and laboratorial knowledge is needed, the doctor has said.
Filomeno Fortes also underlined that the IHMT has placed the training of public health staff as top priority.
According to the specialist, neglected tropical diseases are a joint of varied infectious and endemic pathologies affecting roughly 149 countries and over1 billion people.
The diseases, the doctor said, affect mainly African, Asian and Latin American people living in poverty without access to basic sanitary conditions most of them are in contact with vector of varied illnesses.