An ecosystem approach for the prevention of Chagas disease in rural Guatemala

Monroy, Carlota, Castro, Xochitl, Bustamante, Dulce Maria, Pineda, Sandy Steffany, Rodas, Antonieta, Moguel, Barbara, Ayala, Virgilio and Quiñonez, Javier (2012). An ecosystem approach for the prevention of Chagas disease in rural Guatemala. In Dominique F. Charron (Ed.), Ecohealth research in practice: innovative applications of an ecosystem approach to health (pp. 153-162) New York, United States: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-1-4614-0517-7_14


Author Monroy, Carlota
Castro, Xochitl
Bustamante, Dulce Maria
Pineda, Sandy Steffany
Rodas, Antonieta
Moguel, Barbara
Ayala, Virgilio
Quiñonez, Javier
Title of chapter An ecosystem approach for the prevention of Chagas disease in rural Guatemala
Title of book Ecohealth research in practice: innovative applications of an ecosystem approach to health
Place of Publication New York, United States
Publisher Springer
Publication Year 2012
Sub-type Research book chapter (original research)
DOI 10.1007/978-1-4614-0517-7_14
Series Insight and Innovation in International Development
ISBN 9781461405177
9781552505298
Editor Dominique F. Charron
Chapter number 14
Start page 153
End page 162
Total pages 10
Total chapters 22
Collection year 2013
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In Latin America, more than 10 million people carry a parasite that puts them at risk of developing Chagas disease. This chronic and debilitating illness is caused by a microscopic blood parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi.
Q-Index Code B1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Part III Poverty, Ecosystems, and Vector-Borne Diseases

 
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