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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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Growing up without parasites

Intestinal parasites are a threat to child growth and development. They cause malnutrition, anemia and other illnesses that lead to absenteeism and poor performance in school. In Latin America and the Caribbean, 46 million children are at risk. Watch this video to learn more about parasites from three students who received preventive treatment as part of a campaign carried out by the Honduran government with support from PAHO/WHO and Canada.

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