8. In context to Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs), consider the following statements:
- 1. It is a group of infections that are most common only in the developing regions of Africa and Asia.
- 2. They are caused by a variety of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria, protozoa and parasitic worms.
- 3. Globally, a minuscule population is affected by NTDs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?