Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Focus on neglected tropical infectious diseases

3 March 2008, Annecy (France)

Chagas a health threat in the Americas and beyond

Fondation Mérieux is organizing a meeting from 5 to 7 May 2008 entitled Focus on neglected tropical infectious siseases: Chagas a health threat in the Americas and beyond, at Les Pensieres conference centre in Veyrier du Lac (France).

The symposium has been organized in partnership with WHO and other international institutions involved in Chages.

The main objectives are:

  • Consolidate the knowledge on the new research findings on the disease;

  • Stimulate the sharing of knowledge and feedback;

  • Review current programme strategies to respond to the entire scope of Chagas disease control.

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