The 15 photographs below illustrate activities aimed at integrated vector control in relation to the prevention and control of Chagas disease in poverty-prone rural areas of Guatemala. This initiative was launched by the Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance (MSPAS) as part of the collaboration agreement between PAHO and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), within the Framework of the Initiative of Central American Countries against Chagas Disease (IPCA). Photos sent by Lic. Jun Nakagawa, PAHO-JICA Regional Advisor on Chagas, PAHO-Honduras, and taken by Lic. Ken Hashimoto, UNV (United Nations Volunteer) attached to PAHO Guatemala office. Click on the thumbnail images to view them in original size (in JPG).