Epidemiological Report of the Americas. Leishmaniases, April 2017
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[Introduction]. In the Americas, leishmaniases remain a public health problem due to their magnitude and clinical, biological and epidemiological complexity, mainly affecting the poorest, especially in developing countries, requiring a collective effort and shared commitment between governments, organizations, institutions and society for their control... This report is based on the Leishmaniases Regional Information System - SisLeish/PAHO/WHO and it updates the information on leishmaniases in the Americas with data from 2015.
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Introduction | Epidemiological status: Cutaneous and mucosal leishmaniasis; Visceral leishmaniasis | Final considerations | References
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