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USAID NTD Program Combats Poverty

Peter J. Hotez

USAID NTD Program Combats Poverty.

By Peter Hotez and Eric Ottesen

The United States Agency for International Development Neglected Tropical Diseases Program was created in 2006. The authors explain how it shows a modest amount of American taxpayer money can be leveraged into a game-changing assault on poverty in the world’s poorest countries, as well as in the U.S., in a piece for The Hill: