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Honduras expanded deworming coverage of children in remote communities during vaccination campaigns

A year ago, Cleotilde Acosta's four children were having problems sleeping and eating. “Before they received deworming treatment, they would wake up frightened in the middle of the night,” recalls this mother in Santa María del Carbón, an indigenous Pech community in the municipality of San Esteban, department of Olancho, Honduras. “Now their stomachs are better, they have healthy appetites, and the ones in school are learning to read,” she adds with a grateful smile.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:03

Haiti will vaccinate against tetanus and neonatal tetanus during Vaccination Week in the Americas

Haiti today kicked off a new campaign to vaccinate women of childbearing age against tetanus during a launching event for the 11th Vaccination Week in the Americas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:01

Honduras inicia campaña de desparasitación contra geohelmintos en cuatro departamentos del país, en el marco de la Semana de la Vacunación

Durante la Semana de la Vacunación, del 20 al 27 de abril, se realizará una campaña de desparasitación masiva contra geohelmintos (lombrices intestinales) en los municipios de San Esteban y Culmí, en el departamento de Olancho; Marcovia y El Triunfo en Choluteca, Dulce Nombre y Santa Rita en Copán; Comayagua en el departamento del mismo nombre.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:52

Décimo Primera Semana de Vacunación en Honduras incluirá campaña de desparasitación en cuatro departamentos del país

Con una campaña de desparasitación contra geohelmintos (lombrices intestinales) en 7 municipios priorizados de los departamentos de Copán, Comayagua, Choluteca y Olancho, se inaugura  la Semana de la Vacunación en Honduras, actividad que se celebra de forma simultánea en toda la región de las Américas, desde hace 11 años.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:52

20th Annual Canadian Conference on Global Health

Reminder! Call for abstracts for the 20th Canadian Conference on Global Health closes on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 5PM.

Global Health in 2013: Are We Having an Impact?
October 27-29, 2013 – Westin Hotel, Ottawa
You are invited to submit an abstract for the 2013 Canadian Conference on Global Health.
Abstracts for oral, poster presentations and for workshops or symposia are welcome in English, French and Spanish!

New this year, documentary and video submissions will be considered.
Submissions should be directly related to the conference theme.
Submit online now!
Please email with any questions.
Sarah Brown at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Conference Manager
Canadian Society for International Health
613 241-5785 x 326

Last Updated on Wednesday, 17 April 2013 08:56
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