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Integrating WASH into Neglected Tropical Disease Programs

This desk review clearly indicates that the international community recognizes that drug administration alone is insufficient to break the cycle of disease transmission. Although past programs have largely left out a WASH component, the current renewed interest in securing WASH to any global Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) control or elimination strategy and adding WASH interventions to NTD treatment programs is essential to achieving sustained control and elimination.

WASHPLUS (2013): Experience and Recommendations. Washington: WASHplus Project URL [Accessed: 19.12.2013]