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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...

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On World Health Day, soccer star Leonel Messi helps to raise awareness about Chagas’ Disease

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In a video released for World Health Day, FC Barcelona soccer star Leonel Messi calls for more resources and drugs against Chagas ' disease, a silent disease transmitted by a biting insect that currently infects 6 to 8 million people, mainly in the Americas.

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