World Chagas Disease Day 2023: 14th April

  • World Chagas Disease Day is observed every year on April 14th to raise awareness about a life-threatening illness that can cause severe heart and digestive problems.
  • It is also known as American trypanosomiasis, silent disease, or silenced disease.
  • It is more common in regions like Central America, Mexico, and South America.
  • The theme for 2023 is Time to integrate Chagas disease into primary health care.
  • World Chagas Disease Day was established in 2020.