2009
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-311x2009001300016
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House improvements and community participation in the control of Triatoma dimidiata re-infestation in Jutiapa, Guatemala

Abstract: House improvements and community participation in the control of Triatoma dimidiata re-infestation in Jutiapa, GuatemalaMelhorias habitacionais com participação comunitária no controle da re-infestação por Triatoma dimidiata em Jutiapa, Guatemala

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“…rústicos) y techos de lámina o palma, es un factor determinante para la transmisión de la enfermedad de Chagas. En Guatemala se ha demostrado que la mejora en las condiciones de la vivienda, reduce la presencia de T. dimidiata (Monroy et al 2009).…”
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“…rústicos) y techos de lámina o palma, es un factor determinante para la transmisión de la enfermedad de Chagas. En Guatemala se ha demostrado que la mejora en las condiciones de la vivienda, reduce la presencia de T. dimidiata (Monroy et al 2009).…”
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“…Una de ellas, realizada en aldeas de Jutiapa Guatemala, implementó un enfoque ecosistémico con intervención, centrado en aspectos materiales y culturales, donde las comunidades reconocieron que con mejoras en viviendas había menos riesgo de infección por la enfermedad de Chagas (18,19).…”
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“…Apart from chemical control with insecticide, populations of T. dimidiata could be influenced by improvements in housing or by climate events, such as hurricanes. 28,29 However, no such large-scale socioeconomic or environmental changes were seen during 2010-2014. To the best of our knowledge, the insecticide spraying program was the only intervention during this period that could contribute widely to the large reduction in domestic populations of T. dimidiata.…”
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confidence: 99%