Chagas Coalition will co-moderate the session about Innovative Strategies for the Comprehensive Transmission Control and Care of Chagas disease in Health Networks. It will take place on October 26 at 1:00 pm at the Marriot in New Orleans, US.
We hope to have the presence of all those people who can register in the COR-NTD by invitation https://www.ntdsupport.org/cor-ntd.
Once registered, choose between the three available work sessions, the one that is coordinated by the Coalition is entitled Innovative Strategies for Comprehensive Transmission Control and Care of Chagas disease in Health Networks.
The COR-NTD is held jointly, as in previous years with the annual meeting of the ASTHM.
Innovative Strategies for the Comprehensive Transmission Control and Care of Chagas disease in Health Networks.
Session Date: October 26
Session Time: 1:00 pm – 4:00pm
Session Description: The overall aim of the session is to share new strategies of implementing the comprehensive Transmission Control and care of Chagas diseases in health networks in different countries with affected population. The goals of the session include: 1) Presenting Innovative Transmission Control initiatives with health systems and communities engagement, both in Vector Control and in Mother to Child Transmission Control, taking into account that Transmission Control in Chagas is the first step towards elimination; 2) Discussing the outcomes in terms of commitment and active participation of Health Structures and Communities in these initiatives; 3) To present innovative models to integrate comprehensive care of Chagas disease in Health system networks in countries like Bolivia, Colombia and Guatemala. 4). Practice workshop on participatory methodologies for the building of needs assessment involving all actors working on operational research process.
Session Rapporteur: María Elena Bottazzi. Baylor College of Medicine.
Transmission Control as a first step towards Elimination. Vector Control Virtual Lab
Janine M. Ramsey. Centro Regional de Investigación en Salud Pública INSP, Chiapas, México.
To integrate Mother to Child Transmission Control in health interventions and structures. PAHO ETMI-Plus and Operational Models.
Marcelo Abril (Mundo Sano)
Implementing Innovative Models of Comprehensive Care for Chagas’ Disease in Health Systems
Colin Forsyth (DNDi)
Inclusive research – Science with and for Society: Practical workshop and active discussion on participatory methodologies for involving stakeholders in (i) the development of needs assessment and (ii) operational research process. (30 m)
María Jesús Pinazo
(ISGlobal and Bolivia Chagas Platform).
14:30 – 15:00