Contribute to the socio-health epidemiological of the Chagas disease in the Chaco region
To increase the access to the diagnosis and prevention of the Chagas disease in indigenous communities Tobas of three municipalities in the North of Argentina
Strengthening the education, health prevention and promotion of the local community organization about Health and Chagas disease.
Beneficiaries :Indigenous communities (10 000 : adults and children)
-Community fumigations in each house
-training of health promoters in strategies of prevention of Chagas and Health.
- Elaboration of prevention materials to be used by the community health promoters
Results of the project :
-30% of the beneficiary population will carry out the diagnosis test of Chagas
-Provision of inputs/materials for the three health centres of the local public system
-Training of 30 indigenous health promoters in Chagas