The largest problem with poverty related diseases is not due to lack of resources, its due to a lack of awareness. The places that could be impacted the most by addressing these diseases is not in the 3rd world, but in G-20 countries.

Dr. Hotez extensive bio includes being Dean of National School of Tropical Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology Head in Section of Pediatric Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair of Tropical Pediatrics Director, Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development Baker Institute Fellow in Disease and Poverty, Rice University University Professor, Baylor University Co-Editor-in-Chief, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases Chair, Technical Advisory Board, END Fund.