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Microbiology BY206

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Step One - Choose a neglected tropical disease from the Carter Center web site and gather additional background information from WHO, NIH, and the CDC:

Narrow Your Topic

Step Two - Narrow your topic

This paper is very short so you must narrow your topic from one which is too general such as "Schistosomiasis" or "Malaria."  Instead, refine your topic by choosing a region or a gender or an age that you will focus on.  Remember also that your paper must focus on current progress in PREVENTION.  Examples of good topics are "Prevention of Malaria in African Women and Children" or "Prevention of Schistosomiasis in Nigeria."

Biology Articles

Step Three - Find scholarly journal articles

Step Four - Cite Your Sources