Neglected tropical diseases

Dr João Carlos Pinto Dias

Dr João Carlos Pinto Dias is the Head and Coordinator of the Tropical Medicine Discipline at the René Rachou Research Centre of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz)

Dr. Dias whi is a specialist in tropical medicine has published several books on Chagas disease and has been a regular PAHO adviser on Chagas disease since 1979.

He has been a senior researcher at the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Brazil since 1987 and is a former Director of the Brazilian National Chagas Disease Programme.