Noticias Mundo Sano EN

Mundo Sano Foundation received several prizes for its commitment to Chagas disease

 

The Project “Sports, Childhood and Chagas Disease” received the IPRA Golden Globe Award, the Gold Stevie Award, and the Certificate of Excellence of the Sabre Latin America Award, in the category Multi-market, for its innovative approach and for promoting actions with a positive impact on the health of the population.

The Foundation also received the “Eikon de Oro” prize, in the category Sustainability in Health (regional and local levels), and the prizes “Prestigio”, “Conciencia” and “Emprendedor Solidario”.

The objective of “Sports, Childhood and Chagas Disease” is to reduce the impact of Chagas disease and to complement and strengthen the health capacities in the American Chaco region, which covers part of Argentina, Bolivia and Paraguay.

The initiative was conducted along with Barça Foundation, the Inter-American Development Bank, the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction, Airpharm, and local strategic stakeholders.

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Mar, 2019

Sports, Childhood and Chagas: Promoting Chagas Disease Control in the Gran Chaco region

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Noticias Mundo Sano EN

We celebrated the Global Handwashing Day in Ethiopia

 

Within the frame of the Global Handwashing Day promoted by the Global Handwashing Partnership international coalition, Mundo Sano works to raise awareness about this habit, which is the most effective and affordable practice to prevent infectious diseases.

For four years now, Mundo Sano has organized recreation days to promote this habit in schools near the localities where we have offices. On that occasion, participants included more than 1,000 school age children from the rural district of Zenzelema Kebele, Bahir Dar, north-western Ethiopia.

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Mar, 2019

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Noticias Mundo Sano EN

Mundo Sano participated in the 57th Directing Council Meeting of the Executive Board of the Pan American Organization

 

Marcelo Abril, chief executive officer of Mundo Sano, participated in the meeting held between 30 September and 4 October 2019 in Washington, D.C.

During the meeting, seven new regional initiatives were approved; one of them referred to the elimination of 30 infectious diseases, including Chagas disease, by 2030, and a strategy to improve the quality of medical attention as part of the efforts of countries members of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to achieve the “universal health”.

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