Historia de la enfermedad de Chagas en Argentina

Junio 2019

Salvador Mazza (1886 – 1946), médico argentino destacado por el estudio y combate de la enfermedad de Chagas. Foto: Wickipedia.

El artículo de Juan Pablo Zabala (Universidad Nacional de Quilmes/Conicet) presenta los puntos centrales de la trayectoria histórica de la enfermedad de Chagas en Argentina.

Historia de la enfermedad de Chagas en Argentina: evolución conceptual, institucional y política, publicado en el dossier Chagas do Brasil: Ciência, Saúde e Sociedade  (vol.16  supl.1 Jul. 2009) presenta la negación inicial de la enfermedad, los comienzos de la investigación científica en Argentina y la consolidación de la enfermedad de Chagas como un problema social.

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