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Feasibility, Drug Safety, and Effectiveness of Etiological Treatment Programs for Chagas Disease in Honduras, Guatemala, and Bolivia: 10-Year Experience of Médecins Sans Frontières

  • Oliver Yun,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • M. Angeles Lima mail,

    nines.lima@barcelona.msf.org

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  • Tom Ellman,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières/Médicos Sin Fronteras, La Paz, Bolivia

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  • Wilma Chambi,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières/Médicos Sin Fronteras, La Paz, Bolivia

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  • Sandra Castillo,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières/Médicos Sin Fronteras, La Paz, Bolivia

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  • Laurence Flevaud,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  • Paul Roddy,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  • Fernando Parreño,

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  • Pedro Albajar Viñas,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Parasitological Diseases, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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  • Pedro Pablo Palma

    Affiliation: Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain

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  • Published: July 07, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000488

About the Authors

Oliver Yun
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, New York, New York, United States of America
M. Angeles Lima, Laurence Flevaud, Paul Roddy, Fernando Parreño, Pedro Pablo Palma
Médecins Sans Frontières, Operational Center Barcelona-Athens (OCBA), Barcelona, Spain
Tom Ellman, Wilma Chambi, Sandra Castillo
Médecins Sans Frontières/Médicos Sin Fronteras, La Paz, Bolivia
Pedro Albajar Viñas
Laboratory of Parasitological Diseases, Oswaldo Cruz Institute, FIOCRUZ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Corresponding Author

Email: nines.lima@barcelona.msf.org

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OY MAL TE LF PPP. Performed the experiments: WC SC. Analyzed the data: OY MAL TE WC SC LF PR FP PAV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PR FP PAV PPP. Wrote the paper: OY MAL TE.