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July 6, 2015 Media

Japan’s leadership is critical to eliminating NTDs

Professor Peter Hotez (US Science Envoy, Dean-National School of Tropical Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital Chair of Tropical Pediatrics, President-Sabin Vaccine Institute) was interviewed by Toyo Keizai Online when he visited Japan in early June.

Professor Hotez discussed the current landscape of NTDs and the progress to date for eliminating these debilitating diseases which affect the poorest populations in the developing world. Professor Hotez also mentioned his expectations regarding Japan’s strong leadership and commitment to combat NTDs.

 

The article is available only in Japanese.