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Most people see the Tropical Diseases as big Three ,means: HIV/AIDS , Tuberculosis and Malaria .
So most of the helping funding is allocated accordingly.
But ,a group of conditions known collectively as NTDs has an even more widespread impact.They cant often kill,but they debilitate by causing severe Anaemia , Malnutrition , Delays in intellectual and cognitive development and Blindness.
The Seven most common NTDs have the most devastating impact.
Ascaris lumbricoides afflicts 800 Million people
Trichuris afflicts 600 Million people
Hookworms are found in 600 Million people
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