Journal of Parasitic Diseases: Diagnosis and Therapy

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Editorial - Journal of Parasitic Diseases: Diagnosis and Therapy (2018) Volume 3, Issue 1

Neglected Tropical Diseases: social and environmental inequalities in the Brazilian Amazon

The present study was to Parasitic diseases are associated with the environmental dynamics of the Brazilian Amazon. In this way each Amazonian city has peculiarities that cannot be compared with other classic endemic regions. Despite advances in understanding the cycle of parasitic diseases for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, prevention work remains a challenge. All diagnostic strategies aimed at identification and treatment are deficient in reporting, prevention and control. In this way, it is perceived that there is a need for improvements in the information networks involved in these diseases, specifically in Amazonia, so that they can be prioritized and elaborate public policies so that they do not remain neglected tropical diseases.

Author(s): Correa LL*, Figueira MCS, Pinheiro ASF

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