Chagas

U.S. FDA Approves Chemo Group’s Benznidazole to Treat Children with Chagas Disease

On August 29th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Chemo Research’s New Drug Application (NDA) for benznidazole. This is the first drug ever approved by the FDA to treat Chagas disease.

Benznidazole is an essential medicine for Chagas disease, a dangerous parasitic disease that affects an estimated 6 to 8 million people worldwide. In […]

By |August 31st, 2017|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

The government of Castilla will acknowledge Mundo Sano

The Government of Castilla La Mancha has announced the awarding of an acknowledgement approved by the Government Council at its session, where Mundo Sano’s contribution to development and research was recognized. Next 31st May, the foundation will be awarded a plaque of appreciation for the actions focused on community health within the sphere of the neglected diseases.

By |June 13th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

Over 700 people had the Chagas tests performed last Sunday in Madrid

Madrid, Sunday 22nd May. Mundo Sano and Salud entre Culturas, with health staff from Hospital Ramón y Cajal, carried out diagnosis tests for detection of Chagas disease in Usera district. Approximately 700 men, women and children attended the Centro Cultural de Usera to have the diagnosis made. The samples taken were transferred to the Centro Nacional de Microbiología (ISCIII), where they will be analysed.

By |June 13th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

Mundo Sano participated in the World Meeting on Chagas Disease held in Switzerland.

On Sunday 8th of May, the World Meeting on Chagas Disease was held in Switzerland with hundreds of people attending.

By |May 9th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

Hospital Universitario La Paz from Madrid introduces the internal clinical protocol for Chagas disease.

The multidisciplinary protocol for Chagas Disease was introduced, encompassing both gynaecology and obstetrics and cardiology and gastroenterology as well. It was organized by the Unit of Tropical and Travellers’ Medicine, and Miriam Navarro –physician and researcher at Mundo Sano Spain– and Briggitte Jordan –health care agent specialized in Chagas disease–.were in charge. On that occasion, […]

By |May 9th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

The Global Chagas Disease Coalition demands that the number of people diagnosed with and treated for Chagas Disease be multiplied by 10 by the year 2020.

Coincidental with the World Chagas Day, the Global Chagas Disease Coalition issues the report “Breaking the silence”

By |May 9th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

The philanthropist that took Chagas disease seriously

Through her Foundation, Mundo Sano, Dr. Silvia Gold has contributed to create consensus on how to treat patients, and she has succeeded in manufacturing the treatment in her own company.

By |May 9th, 2016|Institutional News, noticias-institucionales|0 Comments

The first meeting for the analysis of Mundo Sano’s projects has taken place

The Foundation held its 1st Meeting on Projects and Research. Over 60 specialists and researchers from the organization and also remarkable personalities from other institutions working on joint initiatives participated in it. […]

By |December 2nd, 2014|Institutional News|Comments Off on The first meeting for the analysis of Mundo Sano’s projects has taken place

“It is a book thought of for those interested in a relegated and neglected disease”

“Enfermedad de Chagas: Un enfoque práctico basado en la investigación médica” is an update on this pathology that has just been published by the publishing house Editorial Médica Panamericana. […]

By |November 18th, 2014|Institutional News|Comments Off on “It is a book thought of for those interested in a relegated and neglected disease”

Chagas disease: Specialists meeting in Brazil

On August 27 and 28, the 7th Intergovernmental Initiative for the Surveillance and Prevention of Chagas Disease in the Amazon Region (AMCHA) was held in Río Branco, Brazil, within the framework of the 50th Congress of the Brazilian Society of Tropical Medicine.

Mundo Sano was present together with specialists of the region who addressed the […]

By |November 17th, 2014|Institutional News|Comments Off on Chagas disease: Specialists meeting in Brazil