In India, a concerted push to eliminate kala-azar

India's poorest state was able to cut cases of a neglected tropical disease by 70 percent in just three years. How was it able to do that? We spoke with NGO and health officials on the ground.

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  • Sophie Cousins

    Sophie Cousins a Devex Contributor based in South Asia. She is a health journalist focused on women and girls. She was previously based between Lebanon and Iraq, focusing on refugee health and conflict. She writes for international medical journals, including The Lancet, and for international news websites such as the Guardian.

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