WHO urges for proactive measures to eliminate neglected tropical diseases in Africa

NAIROBI, May 30 (Xinhua) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged African governments to come up with targeted interventions aimed at reducing the burden of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) in the continent.

Joyce Onsongo, the disease prevention and control officer at the WHO Kenya Office, said that there is a need to integrate key interventions aimed at containing these diseases including enhanced access to clean water and sanitation.

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