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Revisiting the concept of Innovative Developing Countries (IDCs)

July 12, 2018

Revisiting the concept of Innovative Developing Countries (IDCs)

Alexandre Guimarães Vasconcellos, Bruna de Paula Fonseca e Fonseca, and Carlos Medicis Morel revisit the underrepresentation of IDCs in top country ranks for health innovation, NTDs R&D, and epidemics preparedness/prevention/control.

Image credit: Vasconcellos AG, Fonseca e Fonseca BdP, Morel CM (2018)

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases: Ten Years of Serving the Global Community

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Extending the global worm index and its links to human development and child education

Peter Hotez and colleagues extend earlier findings from their 2015 "worm index" by calculating worm indices for all 191 countries for which there are available data. Their results generate key and provocative hypotheses that take global deworming beyond the health sector by linking such activities to international development and education. Read the Author Introduction.

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Extending the global worm index and its links to human development and child education

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Snakebite envenomation in the Caribbean

Dabor Resiere and colleagues highlight the rising interest in envenomation researcg in the Caribbean and detail the importance of medical and scientific cooperation. Read the Viewpoint here.

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Snakebite envenomation in the Caribbean

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