World Chagas Disease Day is celebrated on April 14 to raise awareness on this neglected disease. It was first celebrated on April 14, 2020, following the approval and endorsement received by the World Health Assembly at WHO in May 2019.
This year’s World Chagas Day seeks to give visibility and attention to Chagas disease and to enhance awareness among all, to improve acute and chronic Chagas notification, and epidemiological surveillance of cases and active transmission.
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Less than 10% of those infected with Chagas disease receive timely diagnosis and treatment
Due to its silent nature, less than 10% of those infected with Chagas disease each year receive timely diagnosis and, therefore, effective treatment in Mexico, Central America, and South America, where the disease... Read More