Marcelo Abril

Marcelo Abril

Mundo Sano
Executive Manager

B.S. in Biology, 1988 Universidad Centro de Altos Estudios en Ciencias Exactas (Argentina)

Current position
Executive Director, Mundo Sano, Mar. 17 – Present
Director of Programs and Projects, Mundo Sano, Oct.2002 – Mar.2017

Publications (recent years)
Spatial pattern evolution of Aedes aegypti breeding sites in an Argentinian city without a dengue vector control programme. Geospatial Health 11(3):471, 2016
Temporal dynamics and spatial patterns of Aedes aegypti breeding sites, in the context of a dengue control program in Tartagal (Salta Province, Argentina). PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 10(5):e0004621, 2016.
New scheme of intermittent benznidazole administration in patients chronically infected with Trypanosoma cruzi: a pilot short-term follow-up study with adult patients. Antimicro Agent Chemother, 60(2):833-7, 2015.

Scientific Meetings (2016)
2nd Colombian Meeting on Leishmaniasis and Chagas Disease. Bogotá, Colombia, Apr. 2017
XIII Taller sobre la enfermedad de Chagas. Advances in treatment and attention of Chagas disease. ISGLOBAL, Barcelona, Spain, Mar. 2017
ASTMH 65th Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA (USA), Nov. 2016

Courses and Meetings (2016-Present)
NTD Summit 2017. Celebrating Progress Against NTDs. Uniting to Combat NTDs, WHO, and NTD Community, Geneva, Switzerland, Apr. 2017
Meeting of the Chagas Coalition. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Feb. 2017
22nd Intergovernmental Commission of the Sub-regional Southern Cone Initiative for the Elimination of Triatoma infestans and the Interruption of Transfusional Transmission of American Trypanosomiasis (INCOSUR/Chagas), WHO, Asunción, Paraguay, Nov. 2016
Conference on the Update of Chagas Disease, Mundo Sano, CEADES, ISGlobal and Clínic Barcelona Hospital Universitario, Sucre, Bolivia Oct. 2016
Innovation & Access Partners’ Meeting, DNDi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jun. 2016