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Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Fiocruz
ISSN: 1678-8060
EISSN: 1678-8060
Vol. 109, No. 6, 2014, pp. 834-837
Bioline Code: oc14123
Full paper language: English
Document type: View Point
Document available free of charge

Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, Vol. 109, No. 6, 2014, pp. 834-837

 en Certifying achievement in the control of Chagas disease native vectors: what is a viable scenario?
Hashimoto, Ken & Yoshioka, Kota

Abstract

As an evaluation scheme, we propose certifying for “control”, as alternative to “interruption”, of Chagas disease transmission by native vectors, to project a more achievable and measurable goal and sharing good practices through an “open online platform” rather than “formal certification” to make the key knowledge more accumulable and accessible.

Keywords
Chagas disease; vector control; Interruption of transmission; control of transmission; certification

 
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