What Do You Know About Ntds?

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What Do You Know About Ntds?

By: Jack Beare


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does NTD stand for?
    • A. 

      Normal Tropical Disasters

    • B. 

      Neglected Tropical Disease

    • C. 

      National Traumatic Defects

    • D. 

      Nothing To Do

  • 2. 
    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

  • 3. 
    Which social class is afflicted by NTDs? 
    • A. 

      Very Poor

    • B. 

      Middle Class

    • C. 

      Very Rich

  • 4. 
    NTDs DON'T affect populations living in poverty, without adequate sanitation, and close contact with infectious vectors
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which continent is LEAST affected by NTDs?
    • A. 

      N. America

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      S. America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 6. 
    NTDs are linked to social and rural poverty.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How long have NTDs been a world health concern?
    • A. 

      Since Biblical Times

    • B. 

      Recent Development

    • C. 

      A couple of Decades

  • 8. 
    NTDs are chronic diseases that can last decades.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Approximately how many people are impacted and living with NTDs?
    • A. 

      1 Billion

    • B. 

      1.4 Billion

    • C. 

      1.6 Billion

    • D. 

      2 Billion

  • 10. 
    NTDs are more fatal than HIV/AIDs, TB, and Malaria
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    How many types of NTDs are there?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      13

  • 12. 
    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

  • 13. 
    Which of these diseases is NOT an NTD?
    • A. 

      Whipworm

    • B. 

      Roundworm

    • C. 

      Hookworm

    • D. 

      Elephantiasis

    • E. 

      All of the above are NTDs

  • 14. 
    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

  • 15. 
    NTDs hinder intellectual development of children, reducing school enrollment, and economic productivity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Individuals who possess an NTD often are infected by more than one parasite or infection.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    We have the drugs and treatments necessary to help those in need called the "Rapid Impact Package".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The "Rapid Impact Package" of only FOUR drugs treats...
    • A. 

      3 NTDs

    • B. 

      1 NTD

    • C. 

      5 NTDs

    • D. 

      All 7 NTDs

  • 19. 
    Which drug package is the cheapest to administer?
    • A. 

      HIV/AIDs drugs

    • B. 

      Malaria drugs

    • C. 

      Rapid Impact Package

    • D. 

      TB drugs

  • 20. 
    The cost per person to donate to the NTD Mass Drug Administration is...
    • A. 

      $2

    • B. 

      $0.50

    • C. 

      $0.75

    • D. 

      $1.25

  • 21. 
    NTDs receive about 1% of United States global health funding of the $8.5 Billion within the Global Health Programs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    The only way we can help eradicate these debilitating and life changing diseases is by spreading 
  • 23. 
    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

  • 24. 
    We must fill the void in funding gaps and increase education and training.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    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
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