We just heard this great news that is likely to benefit millions of people. US President Barack Obama decided to include $70 million in funding for research on neglected tropical diseases in his global health budget. Here's what Kari Stoever, Managing Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases had to say:
“We applaud the President’s decision to include funding for neglected tropical diseases in his Global Health Budget. The return on investment for the American people will be enormous.