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10 facts on tackling neglected tropical diseases with water, sanitation and hygiene

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Progress on NTDs can be an indicator of access to WASH services

NTDs are most common in rural, vulnerable and marginalised populations where people do not have access to water and sanitation services. Progress or lack of progress on control or elimination of certain NTDs could be an indicator of whether WASH programmes are targeting the right communities and populations.

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