Iberoamerican Workshop on Chagas Disease

First Iberoamerican Workshop on Chagas Disease, Triatomine vectors, Trypanosoma cruzi, and Triatoma virus

Lisboa, 13 al 16 de Setiembre de 2010

Centro de Malária e Outras Doenças Tropicais (CMDT) Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT) Rua da Junqueira 100, Lisboa - Portugal.

Workshop Objectives:

  • To enlarge the CYTED-RedTrV platform for knowledge exchange among participants from Latin America and Europe.
  • To inform interested stakeholders about the current Chagas disease burden and control strategies.
  • To discuss current and future methods and technologies oriented to control triatomines and other insect vectors.
  • To inform stakeholders about European and Latin American perspectives, policies and legislation on sustainability aspects of biopesticedes production.
  • To get feedback from associations, industry sector, and research organizations about using Triatoma virus as biological control agent.
  • To assess research needs and cooperation opportunities between scientists working on human and animal trypanosomyasis, insect vectors, and viruses.

Tuesday, September 14
Tiatomine vectors: Biology, phyhlogeny, and geographical distribution.
Chairwoman: Paz María Salazar (UNAM, México) Speakers:
Antonieta Rojas de Arias (CEDIC, Paraguay) - Baited Sensors as Detection Tools of Triatoma infestans Intradomiciliary Reinfestation in Indigenous Communities of the Paraguayan Chaco.
PDF File with all the program here