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"Under the Big Tree makes a passionate, persuasive argument. Ending NTDs is a low-cost, high-impact way to radically improve the lives of the world's poorest citizens."

"The compelling—and largely untold—story of the people and activities addressing the scourge of tropical disease."

"An excellent example of partnerships developing around a common cause and an inspiration for those involved in not only neglected tropical diseases but also in improving healthcare for the most neglected of communities."

"Over a billion people worldwide are affected by tropical diseases that are devastating but entirely preventable. This uplifting book chronicles the growing movement to eradicate these maladies and create a safer, healthier planet for all of us."

"The fight against neglected tropical diseases is one of the most important public health stories of the last quarter century. I recommend this book to anyone looking to understand this underappreciated story."

"Under the Big Tree blends fascinating stories from all sides of the fight against neglected tropical diseases with takeaway lessons of collaboration, creativity, and positive systemic change. The result is a book that is accessible, inspiring, and deeply necessary."

"Under the Big Tree is an inspiring reminder of what is possible when those in the global health field put their faith in people and their trust in evidence."

Under the Big Tree
Extraordinary Stories from the Movement to End Neglected Tropical Diseases
Publication Date: 15 Jan 2019
Status: Available
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Trim Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
Page Count: 240 pages
Illustrations: 16 b&w photos
ISBN: 9781421427232
Subject: Public Health