What Do You Know About Ntds?

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  • 1. 

    Hopefully this quiz has shown you how terrible the  NTD problem is and will prompt you to voice your opinion to influential individuals especially those in government positions. It is our duty to help eradicate NTDs because those afflicted are not receiving the benefits they need and any donation can help!This link will provide more information and will allow you the chance to help those who are in desperate need of donations.GREAT INFO: http://www.end7.orgGREAT INFO and DONATION: http://www.globalnetwork.org

  • 2. 

    Which social class is afflicted by NTDs? 

    • A.

      Very Poor

    • B.

      Middle Class

    • C.

      Very Rich

    Correct Answer
    A. Very Poor
    Explanation
    NTDs, which stands for Neglected Tropical Diseases, are a group of diseases that primarily affect populations living in poverty in tropical and subtropical regions. These diseases are often associated with poor sanitation, lack of access to clean water, and inadequate healthcare services. Therefore, it can be inferred that the social class afflicted by NTDs is the Very Poor class.

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  • 3. 

    What does NTD stand for?

    • A.

      Normal Tropical Disasters

    • B.

      Neglected Tropical Disease

    • C.

      National Traumatic Defects

    • D.

      Nothing To Do

    Correct Answer
    B. Neglected Tropical Disease
    Explanation
    NTD stands for Neglected Tropical Disease. This refers to a group of diseases that are prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions, but receive little attention and funding for research and treatment. These diseases include conditions such as dengue fever, leprosy, and Chagas disease. The term "neglected" highlights the lack of resources and prioritization given to these diseases, despite their significant impact on public health in affected regions.

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  • 4. 

    Approximately how many people are impacted and living with NTDs?

    • A.

      1 Billion

    • B.

      1.4 Billion

    • C.

      1.6 Billion

    • D.

      2 Billion

    Correct Answer
    B. 1.4 Billion
    Explanation
    Approximately 1.4 billion people are impacted and living with NTDs. This suggests that a significant portion of the global population is affected by neglected tropical diseases, which are a group of diverse infections that primarily affect individuals in low-income countries. The high number highlights the urgent need for improved healthcare systems, increased access to treatment and prevention measures, and greater global efforts to combat and eliminate these diseases.

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  • 5. 

    Which continent is LEAST affected by NTDs?

    • A.

      N. America

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      S. America

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    A. N. America
    Explanation
    N. America is the continent least affected by Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). This can be attributed to various factors such as better healthcare systems, improved sanitation and hygiene practices, and effective control measures. N. America has implemented successful disease control programs, leading to a lower prevalence of NTDs compared to other continents.

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  • 6. 

    NTDs are linked to social and rural poverty.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) are a group of infectious diseases that primarily affect populations living in poverty, particularly in rural areas. These diseases are often found in regions with limited access to clean water, sanitation, and healthcare services. The lack of resources and infrastructure in these areas contributes to the spread and persistence of NTDs. Therefore, it is true that NTDs are linked to social and rural poverty.

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  • 7. 

    How long have NTDs been a world health concern?

    • A.

      Since Biblical Times

    • B.

      Recent Development

    • C.

      A couple of Decades

    Correct Answer
    A. Since Biblical Times
    Explanation
    NTDs, or neglected tropical diseases, have been a world health concern since biblical times. This implies that these diseases have been prevalent and affecting populations for a very long time, even dating back to ancient times. The mention of "biblical times" suggests that NTDs have been a concern for centuries, highlighting their historical significance in the field of global health.

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  • 8. 

    NTDs are chronic diseases that can last decades.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    NTDs, which stands for Neglected Tropical Diseases, are chronic diseases that can persist for long periods of time, often lasting for decades. These diseases include conditions such as Chagas disease, leprosy, and lymphatic filariasis, among others. These diseases typically cause long-term health problems and can have a significant impact on the affected individuals and communities. Therefore, the statement that NTDs can last for decades is accurate.

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  • 9. 

    NTDs are more fatal than HIV/AIDs, TB, and Malaria

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because NTDs (Neglected Tropical Diseases) are generally not more fatal than HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria. While NTDs can cause severe illness and disability, HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria are known to have higher mortality rates and are responsible for a larger number of deaths globally. Therefore, NTDs are not more fatal than these three diseases.

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  • 10. 

    How many types of NTDs are there?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      13

    Correct Answer
    A. 7
    Explanation
    There are seven types of NTDs.

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  • 11. 

    Which of these diseases is NOT an NTD?

    • A.

      Whipworm

    • B.

      Roundworm

    • C.

      Hookworm

    • D.

      Elephantiasis

    • E.

      All of the above are NTDs

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above are NTDs
    Explanation
    All of the diseases listed, including roundworm, whipworm, hookworm, and elephantiasis, are classified as Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). NTDs are a group of infectious diseases that primarily affect people living in tropical and subtropical regions with limited access to healthcare. These diseases are often caused by parasites and can cause significant morbidity and mortality if left untreated. Therefore, the statement "All of the above are NTDs" is correct as it accurately identifies that all the mentioned diseases are classified as NTDs.

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  • 12. 

    We have the drugs and treatments necessary to help those in need called the "Rapid Impact Package".

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that there exists a set of drugs and treatments referred to as the "Rapid Impact Package" which can effectively assist individuals who require medical intervention. Since the statement does not provide any contradictory information or context, it can be assumed that the existence of such drugs and treatments is true.

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  • 13. 

    The "Rapid Impact Package" of only FOUR drugs treats...

    • A.

      3 NTDs

    • B.

      1 NTD

    • C.

      5 NTDs

    • D.

      All 7 NTDs

    Correct Answer
    D. All 7 NTDs
    Explanation
    The "Rapid Impact Package" of only four drugs is capable of treating all seven neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). This suggests that each drug in the package is effective against multiple NTDs, allowing for a comprehensive treatment approach. By using this package, healthcare providers can address a wide range of NTDs with a limited number of drugs, making it a valuable and efficient solution for combating these diseases.

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  • 14. 

    Which drug package is the cheapest to administer?

    • A.

      HIV/AIDs drugs

    • B.

      Malaria drugs

    • C.

      Rapid Impact Package

    • D.

      TB drugs

    Correct Answer
    C. Rapid Impact Package
    Explanation
    The Rapid Impact Package is the cheapest drug package to administer.

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  • 15. 

    The cost per person to donate to the NTD Mass Drug Administration is...

    • A.

      $2

    • B.

      $0.50

    • C.

      $0.75

    • D.

      $1.25

    Correct Answer
    B. $0.50
    Explanation
    The correct answer is $0.50. This means that the cost per person to donate to the NTD Mass Drug Administration is 50 cents.

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  • 16. 

    NTDs receive about 1% of United States global health funding of the $8.5 Billion within the Global Health Programs.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. It states that Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) receive approximately 1% of the total United States global health funding, which amounts to $8.5 billion allocated within the Global Health Programs. This implies that NTDs, despite being a significant health issue in many developing countries, do not receive a substantial amount of funding compared to other global health priorities.

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  • 17. 

    The only way we can help eradicate these debilitating and life changing diseases is by spreading 

    Correct Answer
    Awareness
    Explanation
    Spreading awareness is crucial in eradicating debilitating and life-changing diseases. By educating and informing people about these diseases, their causes, symptoms, and prevention measures, we can empower individuals to take necessary precautions and seek appropriate medical help. Awareness campaigns can also help reduce stigma and encourage early detection and treatment, leading to better outcomes for patients. Additionally, spreading awareness can mobilize resources and support for research, prevention, and treatment efforts, ultimately contributing to the eradication of these diseases.

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  • 18. 

    Which method of public support to help eliminate NTDs does NOT belong?

    • A.

      Advocacy through local and government support

    • B.

      Increase in funding and donations

    • C.

      Spreading awareness

    • D.

      Turn a blind eye and let someone else take care of the NTD problem

    Correct Answer
    D. Turn a blind eye and let someone else take care of the NTD problem
    Explanation
    The first three options - advocacy through local and government support, increase in funding and donations, and spreading awareness - all involve active efforts to address and eliminate NTDs. However, the fourth option, "turn a blind eye and let someone else take care of the NTD problem," goes against the idea of public support and implies a lack of responsibility or action. Therefore, it does not belong with the other methods of public support.

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  • 19. 

    We must fill the void in funding gaps and increase education and training.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that it is necessary to address the lack of funding and enhance education and training. This implies that there are existing gaps in funding and a need for improvement in education and training. Therefore, the answer "True" indicates agreement with the statement.

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  • 20. 

    The impact of NTDs on individuals and their communities are devastating causing various ailments...

    • A.

      Severe disfigurement

    • B.

      Physical disabilities

    • C.

      Blindness

    • D.

      Death

    • E.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    E. All of the above
    Explanation
    The impact of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) on individuals and their communities is indeed devastating. NTDs can cause severe disfigurement, physical disabilities, blindness, and even death. These diseases often affect the most vulnerable populations in low-income countries, leading to significant health and socioeconomic burdens. The range of ailments caused by NTDs highlights the urgent need for effective prevention, treatment, and control measures to alleviate the suffering and improve the overall well-being of affected individuals and communities.

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  • 21. 

    NTDs hinder intellectual development of children, reducing school enrollment, and economic productivity.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) can indeed hinder intellectual development in children. These diseases, such as soil-transmitted helminthiasis and schistosomiasis, can cause chronic infections that lead to anemia, malnutrition, and cognitive impairments. These health issues can significantly impact a child's ability to learn and perform well in school, thus reducing school enrollment rates. Additionally, NTDs can also affect the overall economic productivity of a community or country as they can lead to absenteeism, decreased work capacity, and increased healthcare costs. Therefore, the statement that NTDs hinder intellectual development of children, reducing school enrollment, and economic productivity is true.

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  • 22. 

    NTDs DON'T affect populations living in poverty, without adequate sanitation, and close contact with infectious vectors

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    This statement is false. Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) do affect populations living in poverty, without adequate sanitation, and close contact with infectious vectors. NTDs are a group of diseases that are prevalent in tropical and subtropical regions, where poverty and lack of access to clean water and sanitation are common. These diseases, such as malaria, dengue fever, and schistosomiasis, disproportionately affect marginalized communities and contribute to the cycle of poverty and poor health outcomes. Therefore, it is important to address the social determinants of health and improve living conditions to effectively control and eliminate NTDs.

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  • 23. 

    NTDs are considered "Neglected" because they have been largely wiped out in more developed civilizations but are present in marginalized conflict areas.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    NTDs, or Neglected Tropical Diseases, are labeled as "neglected" because they have been mostly eradicated in more developed societies due to advancements in healthcare and infrastructure. However, these diseases continue to persist in marginalized and conflict-ridden regions where access to healthcare and resources is limited. Therefore, the statement that NTDs are considered "Neglected" because they are present in marginalized conflict areas is true.

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  • 24. 

    Individuals who possess an NTD often are infected by more than one parasite or infection.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Individuals who possess an NTD (Neglected Tropical Disease) often suffer from multiple parasitic infections. This is because NTDs are commonly found in regions with poor sanitation, limited access to clean water, and inadequate healthcare facilities. These conditions increase the risk of exposure to multiple parasites and infections. Additionally, certain NTDs can weaken the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to other infections. Therefore, it is true that individuals with NTDs often have more than one parasite or infection.

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  • 25. 

    Even though NTDs are not a major killer it is estimated that... die "from NTDs" worldwide each year.

    • A.

      534,000

    • B.

      475,000

    • C.

      530,000

    • D.

      600,000

    Correct Answer
    A. 534,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 534,000. This is the estimated number of deaths worldwide each year from neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). While NTDs may not be considered a major killer compared to other diseases, they still result in a significant number of deaths globally.

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