The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has informed the governments of Mexico and the United States that its 72-year-old field office on the United States–Mexico border, in El Paso, Texas, will close, based on a mutual agreement. PAHO/WHO also announced its commitment to maintain ongoing technical cooperation in the border area in consultation with these two Member States.
Washington, D.C., 24 March 2014 (PAHO/WHO). The commemoration of World Tuberculosis (TB) Day seeks to raise awareness on the TB burden, as well as current efforts for its prevention and control. World TB Day offers the opportunity to mobilize the political, financial and social commitment in the fight against TB.
On Monday 3 February 2014 at 10:00 am, the Pan American Health Organization will host the second seminar on Social Inclusion towards Universal Health Coverage. This seminar will be moderated by PAHO's Assistant Director Dr. Francisco Becerra Posada.
- Alcohol is responsible for at least 80,000 deaths yearly in the Americas
- PAHO/WHO presents model legislation on reproductive health and healthy motherhood, with human rights focus
- PAHO Director outlines principles of universal health coverage, in the first of a series of seminars
- Francisco Becerra of Mexico is sworn in as PAHO/WHO Assistant Director