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Neglected Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neglected Diseases
Tree Number(s)
C23.550.291.890
Unique ID
D058069
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058069
Scope Note
Diseases that are underfunded and have low name recognition but are major burdens in less developed countries. The World Health Organization has designated six tropical infectious diseases as being neglected in industrialized countries that are endemic in many developing countries (HELMINTHIASIS; LEPROSY; LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS; ONCHOCERCIASIS; SCHISTOSOMIASIS; and TRACHOMA).
Previous Indexing
Rare Diseases (2003-2010)
Tropical Medicine (2002-2010)
See Also
Rare Diseases
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Neglected Diseases Preferred
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