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Neglected Tropical Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa: Review of Their Prevalence, Distribution, and Disease Burden

  • Peter J. Hotez mail,

    mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu (PJH)

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Aruna Kamath

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America, Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

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  • Published: August 25, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000412

About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez, Aruna Kamath
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
Peter J. Hotez, Aruna Kamath
Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

PJH is a co-founder of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control and an inventor on two international patents for hookworm vaccines.