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Neglected Infectious Diseases Integrated Approach

Neglected ('forgotten') diseases are a set of infectious diseases, many of them parasitic, that primarily affect the most vulnerable populations: the poorest of the poor, the most marginalized, and those with the least access to health services, especially impoverished people living in remote rural areas and urban shantytowns. Dealing with these poverty-related diseases need a more integrated and multi-disease approach, one requiring multisectoral action, piggy-backed initiatives, and cost-effective interventions to reduce their negative impact on the health and social and economic well-being of all people in the Americas. 

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La Provincia de San Luis, República Argentina certificó la interrupción de la transmisión vectorial de la enfermedad de Chagas

La misión se desarrolló del 12 al 16 de mayo de 2014, en donde una comisión de expertos en conjunto con la Secretaría Técnica de la OPS/OMS verificó la interrupción de la transmisión vectorial de la enfermedad de Chagas. 

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:: Neglected Infectious Diseases Video List



 

:: Chagas Disease Video List


 

Communicable Diseases and Health Analysis Department
Neglected, Tropical and Vector Borne Diseases Unit
Neglected Infectious Diseases Program

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