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This document summarizes the lessons learned during the first three years of implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action for EMTCT of HIV and syphilis and the current technical guidance, and provides practical guidance for countries to implement the Regional EMTCT Strategy .

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Esta publicación brinda lineamientos concretos a los países para la implementación de las diversas medidas recomendadas para la prevención y control de infecciones por el M. tuberculosis, tanto a nivel nacional, sub-nacional, local (hospitales, centros de salud) y cárceles, así como en los hogares.

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PAHO’s Regional Program on Bioethics has published the Spanish version of Casebook on Ethical Issues in International Health Research (edited by R. Cash, D. Wikler, A. Saxena and A. Capron). This research ethics training tool was initially published in English by WHO and is available in Spanish here. PAHO, in cooperation with the Latin American Forum of Health Research Ethics Committees (FLACEIS) will soon launch a series of webinars (in Spanish) to discuss the cases in the book.
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This integrated strategy specifies surveillance and monitoring and evaluation systems in place at the country level—all of which allow for measuring  progress made towards elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in the Region.

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This book is primarily concerned with one aspect of the problems that accompany drinking: alcohol as a cause of injury. The burden of alcohol-related injury includes unintended harms (such as those resulting from the lack of physical and mental coordination that occurs after drinking) as well as intentional harms (such as those resulting from violent behavior caused by the effects of alcohol on judgment and mood).

 

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Field Guide for Implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action for Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Congenital Syphilis in the Americas

This document summarizes the lessons learned during the first three years of implementation of the Strategy and Plan of Action for EMTCT of HIV and syphilis and the current technical guidance, and provides practical guidance for countries to implement the Regional EMTCT Strategy .

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