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March 14, 2019
En los medios

Mundo Sano took part in the PAHO/WHO meeting on “Chagas disease in the Americas”


On May 3 and 4, Marcelo Abril, CEO, Mundo Sano, took part in the meeting on “Chagas disease in the Americas: A review of the current public health scenario and a vision of its future,” organized by PAHO/WHO in Washington.

The purpose of the meeting was to address the current epidemiologic situation in order to undertake a strategic review and discuss all aspects related to Chagas disease monitoring, detection, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and elimination from countries in the Americas.

In his intervention in the panel “The complex challenge of Chagas disease: Patients, community, organizations based on civil society and international cooperation,” Marcelo Abril expressed that “the approach to Chagas Disease must take its diversity and complexity into consideration, sustaining the pillars that have allowed the progress made and adding integrated strategies beyond specific programs.”

The meeting was attended by government representatives from endemic countries, civil society organizations, representatives of communities at risk of infection, academia and research institutions.

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