MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

Chagas is a parasitic disease found on the American continent, where it affects an estimated 8 to 10 million people and claims up to 12,500 lives every year.

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In Paraguay, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is covering the rural Chaco region, encouraging people to be tested and treated for Chagas, a widespread but little known and potentially fatal disease.

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MSF has released a list of important stories that had an impact on people’s ability to access needed drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines in developing countries in 2011.

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Thousands of people with Chagas disease will go untreated in coming months due to a shortage of benznidazole, the first-line drug used in most endemic countries.

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Geneva, May 17, 2010 – A World Health Assembly (WHA) resolution on Chagas disease control and elimination, to be adopted this week, is a step in the right direction but does not go far enough to fully tackle the disease since it focuses only on prevention, the international medial humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the Drugs for Neglected Disease initiative(DNDi) said today.

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MSF has integrated Chagas screening and treatment into the primary healthcare services offered by its mobile clinics in Colombia's Arauca region.

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Few diseases with symptoms like heart enlargement and failure, antiquated medicine and over 300,000 current reported U.S. cases would receive almost no attention, but such is the case for Chagas disease. Until now, that is.

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"There are 10 to 15 million who have Chagas," said Gemma Ortiz, who heads the Chagas campaign for Doctors Without Borders. This year, the organization vows to "break the silence" of Chagas disease, which kills nearly 14,000 each year.

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Madrid, July 9, 2009 — The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) today launched a campaign to raise awareness of the parasitic disease Chagas. MSF is calling on countries where the disease is endemic to stop neglecting the disease by moving beyond prevention activities to increased diagnosis and treatment.

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CNN's Vital Signs visits with an MSF team in Bolivia on the trail of this neglected killer disease.

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