Major advances in research relating to parasitic diseases


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By Dr. Luiz Hildebrando Pereira da Silva
Honorary Professor Institut Pasteur,

Scientific Director of the Research Center on Tropical Medicine (CEPEM)
Porto Velho, Brazil.

Presentation at:

    Science, Health and Development: Achievements and Challenges in One Hundred Years of PAHO.
    XXXVII Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Health Research
    Washington, D.C., 12-14 June 2002

    Document No 37/2002.24


  • First important vector control campaigns
  • Origins of Chemotherapy of Parasitic Diseases
  • Discovery of Synthetic Insecticides and Disease Control
  • Progress in Control Measures Originating from Newly Acquired Knowledge in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Genomic and Post Genomic Era and Parasite Research