Written Answers — Department for International Development: Developing Countries: Disease Control (18 Oct 2017)

Priti Patel: The number of people at risk from Neglected Tropical Diseases has decreased from 2 billion in 2010 to 1.6 billion in 2015, in large part due to the high quality, lifesaving programmes the UK supports in 27 countries. In April 2017 the UK announced we will protect over 200m people from the pain and disfigurement caused by NTDs.