Apart from malaria, the three most important diseases caused by protozoan infections are African Trypanosomiasis, Leishmaniasis/Kala-azar and Chagas disease. Taken together, these three diseases affect millions of people around the world, and are estimated to be responsible for more than 110.000 deaths every year.
|PRIORITY DISEASES||Infectious Agent||
|Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness)||Trypanosoma brucei||
|Leishmaniasis(Kala Azar)||Leishmania genus||