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Completion of 66 homes in Bolivian village of Mizque strikes blow against Chagas disease

Completion of 66 homes in Bolivian village of Mizque strikes blow against Chagas disease

(Photo: Ana, 7, and her family are among the 66 new Fuller Center homeowner partner families now protected from Chagas in Mizque, Bolivia.) Having a simple, decent house is about more than solid walls and roofs that keep the elements out of living quarters. The family is the basic building block of a society, and […]

CNN report on Chagas disease shows why Fuller Center’s work in Bolivia is so important

CNN report on Chagas disease shows why Fuller Center’s work in Bolivia is so important

(Photo: A family that recently moved from a mud shack to a new Fuller Center home in Mizque, Bolivia.) CNN is reporting today that a new study shows that Chagas is a more deadly disease than was feared, and that a child with Chagas is two to three times more likely to die as a […]