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R&D, Access and Delivery in focus at the Global NTDs Meeting prior to G7

Publish Date

12 MAY 2023


We joined international experts at the Global Neglected Tropical Diseases Meeting that took place in Nagasaki on May 12 to discuss in preparation to G7.

Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), such as schistosomiasis, affects about 1 billion people worldwide. On May 12, 2023, we participated at the Global NTDs Meeting in Nagasaki (Japan) to discuss research & development, access and delivery for NTDs, and to contribute preparing an outcome statement with key asks for the G7 Health Ministers’ Meeting.

Our representatives provided industry perspective. In addition, the case of the Pediatric Praziquantel Consortium program (on the potential new pediatric treatment option for preschoolers with schistosomiasis) served to engage in the definition of a new mechanism that should ensure sustainable and equitable access for innovations for NTDs.

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