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Fighting neglected tropical diseases

One billion people suffer from debilitating communicable diseases, affecting almost exclusively developing countries. (1)
Sanofi has been committed to the fight against these “neglected” tropical diseases since 2001 alongside WHO, with a $75 million contribution including financial support and medicines donations.



1. WHO, “Working to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases,” First WHO report on neglected tropical diseases, 2011.
2. WHO data, April 2014
3. WHO, Accelerating work to overcome the global impact of neglected tropical diseases, 2012
4. WHO, Media Center, Leishmaniasis Fact sheet No. 375, January 2014
5. Internal data, April 2014
6. WHO, Media Center, Lymphatic filariasis Fact sheet No. 102, March 2014
7. WHO, Media Center, Chagas disease Fact sheet No. 340, March 2014
8. WHO, Media Center, Buruli ulcer Fact sheet No. 199, July 2013


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Chad: Care of sleeping sickness

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