TITLE

Campaigning for Chagas disease

AUTHOR(S)
Petherick, Anna
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Nature;6/24/2010 Supplement, Vol. 465 Issue 7301, pS21
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the campaign efforts to raise awareness regarding Chagas disease in Buenos Aires, Argentina. It notes the importance of coordination and sustained pressure in fighting against the disease including the government's action and movement to educate the public about the disease. It mentions the issues and concerns regarding the failure of spreading awareness about the disease and the questions regarding the top-down initiatives strengthening. It talks about the significance of engendering grassroots enthusiasm and of the national governmental roles in controlling the disease transmission.
ACCESSION #
51632808

 

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