Neglected and Emerging Tropical Diseases

A section of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease (ISSN 2414-6366).

Section Information


The aim of the Neglected and Emerging Tropical Diseases (NETD) Section of the Journal  is to provide academic and medical communities with open access to publications on the progress in studies of the recognized neglected and emerging tropical diseases and development of primarily novel agents targeting their etiological agents. Contributions may concern studies of biochemistry, cell and molecular biology or life cycles, as well as the clinical and pre-clinical studies of the new agents developed against the organisms causing NETDs.


  • Buruli ulcer
  • Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis)
  • Dengue and Chikungunya
  • Dracunculiasis (Guinea-worm disease)
  • Echinococcosis
  • Foodborne trematode infections (such as, clonorchiasis, opisthorchiasis, fascioliasis, paragonimiasis)
  • Human African trypanosomiasis, HAT (sleeping sickness)
  • Leishmaniasis
  • Leprosy (Hansen disease)
  • Lymphatic filariasis (Elephantiasis)
  • Mycetoma, chromoblastomycosis, and other deep mycoses
  • Onchocerciasis (river blindness)
  • Rabies
  • Scabies and other ectoparasitoses
  • Schistosomiasis (bilharzia)
  • Soil-transmitted helminthiases, STHs (such as, ascariasis, ancylostomiasis, necatoriasis, trichuriasis, strongyloidiasis)
  • Snake bite envenoming
  • Taeniasis and cysticercosis
  • Trachoma
  • Yaws (Endemic treponematoses)

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