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Research Article

Achievements and Challenges upon the Implementation of a Program for National Control of Congenital Chagas in Bolivia: Results 2004–2009

  • Cristina Alonso-Vega mail,

    cristinalonso1@hotmail.com

    Affiliations: APEFE, Programa Nacional de Control de Chagas, Ministry of Health, La Paz, Bolivia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simón (U.M.S.S.), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Claire Billot,

    Affiliation: APEFE, Programa Nacional de Control de Chagas, Ministry of Health, La Paz, Bolivia

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  • Faustino Torrico

    Affiliation: Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simón (U.M.S.S.), Cochabamba, Bolivia

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  • Published: July 11, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002304

About the Authors

Cristina Alonso-Vega, Claire Billot
APEFE, Programa Nacional de Control de Chagas, Ministry of Health, La Paz, Bolivia
Cristina Alonso-Vega, Faustino Torrico
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Mayor de San Simón (U.M.S.S.), Cochabamba, Bolivia

Corresponding Author

Email: cristinalonso1@hotmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Analyzed the data: CAV CB FT. Wrote the paper: CAV CB. Design of the National Chagas congenital program: FT CB CAV.