Daily Archives: December 21, 2009

Chagas’ Disease hits MSF’s Top Ten List

Every year Medecins Sans Frontieres makes a list of the year’s top humanitarian crises. I’m not sure what their criteria are, but I couldn’t agree more with the inclusion of the neglected tropical diseases. Chagas’ disease seems to be one of the more neglected of the neglected, but it’s hard to measure “neglectfulness.” Is it not knowing about the disease, or is it knowing but doing little?