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      senate Committees
      Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
  • The house Passed September 29th, 2010
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      House Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedJuly 30th, 2010

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Title

Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2010

Official Title

To require the submission of a report to the Congress on parasitic disease among poor Americans.

Summary

Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2010 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to report to Congress on the epidemiology of, impact of, and appropriate funding required to address neglected diseases of poverty, including neglected parasitic diseases such as Chagas disease, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, toxoplasmosis, trichomoniasis, the soil-transmitted helminths, and other related diseases. Requires the report to provide the information necessary to guide future health policy to: (1) accurately evaluate the current state of knowledge concerning such diseases and define gaps in such knowledge; and (2) address the threat of such diseases.

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