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Johannes Sommerfield: The role of social scientists in curbing African diseases

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Contributor(s): Johannes Sommerfield

Released on 7 August 2013.

Social scientists, biological experts and governments need to work more collaboratively in Africa to control neglected tropical diseases, according to World Health Organization (WHO) tropical diseases expert Dr Johannes Sommerfeld. Dr Sommerfeld discusses the importance of work by anthropologists in this field, including LSE’s Head of International Development, Professor Tim Allen.

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