In accordance with the data of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Chagas disease is one of the 17 neglected and forgotten illnesses of the planet. 6 million people suffer from it and there are near 35,800 new cases every year. More than 7,000 people die annually because of this illness. Nevertheless the Chagas disease is still a neglected illness both in the endemic countries and those regions where it is considered an emergent illness, such as the United States, Japan or Australia.
The title of this new edition is "Advances in prevention of the of Chagas disease".
Who Should Attend
Health, social and laboratory professionals.
Spanish (simultaneous translation not provided)
Scientific Committee: Marcelo Abril, Belkisyolé Alarcon, Mª Jesús Pinazo, Montserrat Portús, Isabela Ribeiro, M.Carmen Thomas, Faustino Torrico.
Organising Committee: Montserrat Gállego, Joaquim Gascon, Jordi Gómez i Prat, Silvia Moriana, Carme Roca, M. Carmen Thomas, Leonardo de la Torre, M. Jesús Pinazo, Ethel Sequeira, Elizabeth Posada, Ivette Fernández.
Activity of Health Care Interest
This workshop is officially recognised as an activity of health care interest by the Catalan Council for Continuing Medical Education. Academic credits to be determined.
(*) Should you register on site, on the same day of the workshop, you will have to make a one-time payment, in cash, of 100 € (both student and normal single fare). The online payment can be done with Visa, MasterCard and American Express.
To get further information you can send us an email to the following adress: firstname.lastname@example.org
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