The advisor asking for clarification on the interpretation of local entomological data.
The IPCA Secretariat acting as facilitator for the discussions.
Workshop participants contructing problem tree.
At the end of May 2005, to construct the basis for said plan, the country received technical support from the Brazilian consultant Dr. Antonio Silveira. Then a workshop was held from 16–17 June 2005, to build the actual plan by developing a matrix for the logical framework. Participants included representatives from the Ministry of Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS), the Salvadoran Red Cross, the Association of Municipalities of the Republic of El Salvador (COMURES), the Department of Central American Social Integration / Department of Central American Integration (SISCA/SICA), the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Secretariat of PAHO's Initiative of Central American Countries to Interrupt Vectoral and Transfusional Transmission of Chagas Disease (IPCA).
Photos courtesy of Jun Nakagawa, PAHO-JICA Regional Advisor on Chagas, PAHO-Honduras. Click on the thumbnail images to view them in their original size (in JPG).
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SISCA/SICA Advisor, Vice Minister of Health, PAHO Representative & Regional JICA Coordinator attending workshop inauguration.
The Working Group analyzing the current situation.
Workshop participants constructing objectives tree.