Promoting the Diagnosis, Treatment and Prevention of Chagas Disease

Learn About Chagas Disease

Trypanosoma cruzi is a blood-borne parasite of humans and many other mammals and is the cause of Chagas disease, a chronic illness that can eventually result in debilitating heart and/or intestinal disease.

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Concerned About Infection?

The best option for care and treatment is to work through a health care provider or local clinic who can contact physicians with experience in dealing with Chagas disease.

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Chagas Disease Research

More productive, higher quality and better funded research is needed in order to diagnose, treat and prevent the infection that results in Chagas Disease. See some of the goals and plans here.

Research Priorities
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Get Involved

The Chagas Disease Foundation has no paid staff and thus relies totally on volunteer efforts. Expertise in legal, financial, clerical, and technical aspects of non-profit organizations are especially needed.

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