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Neglected Diseases MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


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. Neglected diseases include many tropical infectious diseases, e.g., HELMINTHIASIS; LEPROSY; LYMPHATIC FILARIASIS; ONCHOCERCIASIS; SCHISTOSOMIASIS; and TRACHOMA.
Entry Term(s)
Neglected Tropical Diseases
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
Revision Date
2023/05/31
Neglected Diseases Preferred
Neglected Tropical Diseases Narrower
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