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Clinton Global Initiative Video on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Integrated Vector Management (IVM)

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PAHO Activities

PAHO Programs


PAHO Communicable Disease Research Program (CDR)


Health Surveillance and Disease Prevention and Control at PAHO


PAHO Regional Program on Leishmaniasis: Fighting a Neglected Tropical Disease Affecting the Poorest of the Poor


Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas (OEPA) / The Carter Center River Blindness (Onchocerciasis) Program

... more PAHO Programs.

Research Projects


International Clinical Trials Registry Platform

Community-Based Projects


Mass Deworming: A Best-Buy for Education and Health


Drains & You: A Manual for Drainage Maintenance Workers

Conferences/Meetings Documents


PAHO/WHO Preparatory Meeting on Epidemiological Data Needed to Plan Elimination of Schistosomiasis in the Caribbean (St. George, Grenada, 13–14 December 2007)


Update of American Trypanosomiasis and Leishmaniasis Control and Research: Final Report (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 6–7 November 2007)


Workshop on Geohelminth Control in the Countries of Central America, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic (Copán Ruinas, Honduras, 24–26 July 2007)


Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminth Infections in the English- and French-Speaking Caribbean: Towards World Health Assembly Resolution 54.19 (Kingston, Jamaica, 15–17 May 2007)

... more Conferences/Meetings Documents.

Training Materials


Training Manual on Diagnosis of Intestinal Parasites


Schistosomiasis Control Initiative: Advocacy and Training Interactive Guide

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PAHO Resources

- Regional Program
- Neglected Diseases
- LF Elimination Newsletter
LF News
Worm Busters

Worm Busters Campaign




WHO Resources

- Partners in Parasite Control (PPC)
- Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD)
- Tropical Disease Research
- TDR Program

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Tel.: +1 (202) 974-3000 Fax: +1 (202) 974-3663

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