In the third and final part of this three-part interview, Sir Roy Anderson, Director for the London Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research (LCNTDR), speaks about whether we are on track to eliminate or eradicate several NTDs by 2020, as per the WHO’s Roadmap, and what role policy could play in eradication and elimination.
About the author:
Sir Roy Anderson is Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London and Director of the Centre for Neglected Tropical Disease Research. His recent appointments include Rector of Imperial College London and Chief Scientist at the Ministry of Defence, UK. His research interests are in interdisciplinary studies at the interface between medicine, biology, mathematics and computation. For more details of Sir Roy’s research interests visit here.
Video originally published as a three-part series on Infectious Diseases Hub, a digital platform from the Future Science Group that aims to provide up-to-date, essential research and information on all aspects of microbiology, virology, mycology and parasitology – from bench to bedside.
Parts one and two from this video series can be viewed at: