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Evalúan Plan Nacional para prevenir enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas San Salvador June.20.2012 (In Spanish)San Salvador, 20 de junio 2012. Un equipo del Programa Regional de Enfermedades Infecciosas Desatendidas (EID) de laOrganización Panamericana de la Salud (OPS) de Washington acompañados de funcionarios del Ministerio de Salud (MINSAL) realizaron una visita de seguimiento en apoyo a la revisión del “Plan Nacional para la Prevención, Control y Eliminación de las EID, los avances del “Estudio de Prevalencia de la Geohelmintiasis y Malaria” y la implementación de la “Estrategia de Eliminación de la Malaria”, del 11 al 14 de junio del presente año. Read the full article...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 07:26


Countries of the Americas aim to halt transmission of schistosomiasis by 2020

 Representatives of countries affected by schistosomiasis, a chronic parasitic infection, met last week in Puerto Rico to define a roadmap for halting transmission and verifying the elimination of the disease. Schistosomiasis affects primarily school-age children in rural areas of certain countries in the Americas.

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