Neglect of a Neglected Disease in Italy: The Challenge of Access-to-Care for Chagas Disease in Bergamo Area

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/578828
Title:
Neglect of a Neglected Disease in Italy: The Challenge of Access-to-Care for Chagas Disease in Bergamo Area
Authors:
Repetto, Ernestina Carla; Zachariah, Rony; Kumar, Ajay; Angheben, Andrea; Gobbi, Federico; Anselmi, Mariella; Al Rousan, Ahmad; Torrico, Carlota; Ruiz, Rosa; Ledezma, Gabriel; Buoninsegna, Maria Chiara; Khogali, Mohammed; Van den Bergh, Rafael; De Maio, Gianfranco; Egidi, Ada Maristella; Maccagno, Barbara; Garelli, Silvia
Journal:
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases
Abstract:
Chagas disease (CD) represents a growing problem in Europe; Italy is one of the most affected countries but there is no national framework for CD and access-to-care is challenging. In 2012 Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started an intervention in Bergamo province, where many people of Latin American origin (PLAO) are resident. A new model-of-care for CD, initiated by Centre for Tropical Diseases of Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar (CTD), the NGO OIKOS and the Bolivian community since 2009 in the same area, was endorsed. Hereby, we aim to describe the prevalence of CD and the treatment management outcomes among PLAO screened from 1st June 2012 to 30th June 2013.
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
Issue Date:
Sep-2015
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10144/578828
DOI:
10.1371/journal.pntd.0004103
PubMed ID:
26406325
Language:
en
ISSN:
1935-2735
Appears in Collections:
Other Diseases

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dc.contributor.authorRepetto, Ernestina Carlaen
dc.contributor.authorZachariah, Ronyen
dc.contributor.authorKumar, Ajayen
dc.contributor.authorAngheben, Andreaen
dc.contributor.authorGobbi, Federicoen
dc.contributor.authorAnselmi, Mariellaen
dc.contributor.authorAl Rousan, Ahmaden
dc.contributor.authorTorrico, Carlotaen
dc.contributor.authorRuiz, Rosaen
dc.contributor.authorLedezma, Gabrielen
dc.contributor.authorBuoninsegna, Maria Chiaraen
dc.contributor.authorKhogali, Mohammeden
dc.contributor.authorVan den Bergh, Rafaelen
dc.contributor.authorDe Maio, Gianfrancoen
dc.contributor.authorEgidi, Ada Maristellaen
dc.contributor.authorMaccagno, Barbaraen
dc.contributor.authorGarelli, Silviaen
dc.date.accessioned2015-09-28T19:50:41Zen
dc.date.available2015-09-28T19:50:41Zen
dc.date.issued2015-09en
dc.identifier.citationNeglect of a Neglected Disease in Italy: The Challenge of Access-to-Care for Chagas Disease in Bergamo Area. 2015, 9 (9):e0004103 PLoS Negl Trop Disen
dc.identifier.issn1935-2735en
dc.identifier.pmid26406325en
dc.identifier.doi10.1371/journal.pntd.0004103en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10144/578828en
dc.description.abstractChagas disease (CD) represents a growing problem in Europe; Italy is one of the most affected countries but there is no national framework for CD and access-to-care is challenging. In 2012 Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started an intervention in Bergamo province, where many people of Latin American origin (PLAO) are resident. A new model-of-care for CD, initiated by Centre for Tropical Diseases of Sacro Cuore Hospital, Negrar (CTD), the NGO OIKOS and the Bolivian community since 2009 in the same area, was endorsed. Hereby, we aim to describe the prevalence of CD and the treatment management outcomes among PLAO screened from 1st June 2012 to 30th June 2013.en
dc.languageENGen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherPublic Library of Scienceen
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen
dc.titleNeglect of a Neglected Disease in Italy: The Challenge of Access-to-Care for Chagas Disease in Bergamo Areaen
dc.identifier.journalPLoS Neglected Tropical Diseasesen

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