ITFDEInternational Task Force for Disease Eradication (Emory University; Atlanta, GA)
References in periodicals archive ?
In addition to evaluating the potential eradicability of these seven diseases, the ITFDE determined that an opportunity exists to greatly reduce the burden of disease caused by several major helminthic infections (e.
Editorial Note: At its first meeting, the ITFDE agreed on the eradicability of dracunculiasis and poliomyelitis, two diseases whose eradicability had been acknowledged previously by the World Health Organization.
The ITFDE will help publicize efforts and funding needs [3].
The ITFDE agreed to write to the heads of state of several nations in the Americas to solicit their support for this hemisphere's goal of eliminating polio by the end of 1990 [4,5].