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WHO Press Conference
Date: 15 January 2013
14:00 - 14:45
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: Launch of the Second Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases.



Launch of the Second Report on Neglected Tropical Diseases. The WHO report Sustaining the drive to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases features latest information on a range of infectious diseases that together blight the lives of more than one billion people.

  • Dr. Hiroki Nakatani, Assistant Director-General, WHO
  • Dr. Lorenzo Savioli, Director, Department of Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases, WHO
  • H.E. Mr. Kouadio Adjoumani, Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of Côte d’Ivoire to the United Nations in Geneva
  • Mr. Mario Ottiglio, Associate Director, Public Affairs & Global Health Policy, IFPMA
  • Ms. Kris Easter, Development Advisor/USAID Representative to the UN, United States Mission to the United Nations in Geneva


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