Chagas' Disease:Prevention, survey of control initiatives

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  • The Southern Cone Initiative began in 1991-92. Many countries have now been declared free from transmission by the PAHO [Pan-American Health Organization].

  • The Central American Initiative was begun in 1997-98 in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Panama.

  • The Andean Pact Initiative was set up in 1997-98 in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador. Northern Peru began surveys during the same period.

  • The Mexican Initiative was begun in 2000-1. In 2001 this was still at a very early stage.

  • In 2001 there was still no control or surveillance in the Guyanas, Surinam and Costa Rica.

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