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Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
- senate Committees
- The house Passed September 29th, 2010Passed by Voice Vote
Committee on Energy and CommerceHealthIntroducedJuly 30th, 2010
- house Committees
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Neglected Infections of Impoverished Americans Act of 2010
To require the submission of a report to the Congress on parasitic disease among poor Americans.
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.