The Disease Elimination Initiative is a major strategic and political opportunity for governments, civil societies, academia, the private sector and communities to eliminate more than 30 communicable diseases and related conditions in the Americas by 2030.
Hepatitis B and C
Hepatitis B, mother-to-child-transmission
Sexually Transmitted Infections (syphilis, gonorrhoeae, chlamydia, and trichomoniasis)
Yellow Fever Epidemics
Elimination* of Environmental Determinants of Health
Polluting biomass cooking fuels
Human rabies transmitted by dogs
Foot-and-mouth disease in domestic bovids
*There are different target dates between now and 2030 used by PAHO/WHO for each candidate disease or condition, however in general terms we are using the SDG target date of 2030.
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