WHF IASC roadmap on Chagas disease

by Echeverría LE, Marcus R, Novick G, Sosa-Estani S, Ralston K, Zaidel EJ, Forsyth C, Ribeiro ALP, Mendoza I, Falconi ML, Mitelman J, Morillo CA, Pereiro AC, Pinazo MJ, Salvatella R, Martinez F, Perel P, Liprandi ÁS, Piñeiro DJ, Molina GR. Global Heart 2020, 15(1): 26. doi: 10.1016/j.bbadis.2019.165628

Summary: The WHF IASC Roadmap on Chagas disease offers a comprehensive summary of current knowledge on prevention, diagnosis and management of the disease. The authors propose strategies and evidence-based solutions for healthcare professionals, health authorities and governments to help overcome the barriers to comprehensive care for Chagas disease patients. This roadmap describes an ideal patient care pathway, and explores the roadblocks along the way, offering potential solutions based on available research and examples in practice. It represents a call to action to decision-makers and health care professionals to step up efforts to eradicate Chagas disease.

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