It is known gender-specific differences are a factor in the prevalence, transmission, and exposure to neglected tropical diseases. A study conducted in Ethiopia provided insights into the role gender plays in receiving care for these diseases.
The World Health Organization (WHO) doesn't even list melioidosis as a neglected tropical disease.
Since 2007, a variety of local and international partners have worked with national health ministries in endemic countries to deliver medicines, and provide people with care.
Researchers have developed a testing program that will investigate the potency of a vaccine over years of storage.