Chagas disease in Australia and New Zealand: risks and needs for public health interventions.

@article{Jackson2014ChagasDI,
  title={Chagas disease in Australia and New Zealand: risks and needs for public health interventions.},
  author={Yves Jackson and Angie N. Pinto and Sarah Pett},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={
          212-8
        }
}
OBJECTIVE International migration has changed the global distribution of Chagas disease, with the emerging importance of non-endemic regions. We aimed at better documenting the Australia and New Zealand risk of Chagas disease and needs for interventions. METHODS We reviewed Chagas disease-related evidences, policies and practices in Australia and New Zealand and calculated the estimated prevalence. RESULTS Australia hosts a rapidly growing population at risk and had 1928 infected residents… CONTINUE READING
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