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Epidemiologist in PAHO Bahamas Office

"The PAHO Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Country Office has entered into an exciting new partnership with the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to bring one year of international epidemiological support to this region of the Caribbean. Through this partnership, three Canadian field epidemiologists will be participating in consecutive 4-month assignments in The Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Islands. The purpose of these assignments is to build national epidemiological capacity for communicable disease control through early detection of key epidemic-prone diseases and appropriate response in line with the countries’ global responsibilities under the International Health Regulations (IHR).

Mise à jour le Lundi, 19 Mars 2012 13:28
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Canada reforms medical education to address changing health needs

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada is promoting a series of reforms to ensure that future Canadian medical professionals have the training, orientation and commitment they need to meet the health needs of a changing population.

Mise à jour le Vendredi, 10 Février 2012 04:02
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First Regional Forum Of Human Resources For Health And Indigenous Peoples.

Panamá, November 21 - 23, 2001.

The Area of Health Systems based on Primary Health Care (HSS) would like to invite you  to participate via Internet on the First Regional Forum Of Human Resources For Health And Indigenous Peoples: The Challenge Of Interculturality.

The forum is a joint initiative of the Pan American Health Organization, Health Canada, the Indigenous Fund and the Inter-American Development Bank, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health of Panama.

You can access the event live via Internet on 21st and 22nd November (from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm - Washington DC time)

Translation available at:

For more information (in Spanish)

Mise à jour le Mardi, 29 Novembre 2011 09:52

A “Voice for Public Health” in Canada: CPHA

For more than 100 years, the Canadian Public Health Association (CPHA) has been the leading non-governmental “voice of public health” in a country known for its commitment to universal health coverage, said James Chauvin, director of policy for the CPHA, during a Nov. 3 presentation at the headquarters of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

Mise à jour le Jeudi, 03 Novembre 2011 11:49
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PAHO/WHO, the Government of Haiti, and Canada Launch Project Manman ak timoun an sante in Port-au-Prince

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), together with the Haitian Ministry of Health and with the support of Canada, will launch a major project on maternal and child health, Manman ak timoun an sante,  today in Port-au-Prince.   The project seeks to reduce maternal and child mortality over the next two years.

Mise à jour le Jeudi, 13 Octobre 2011 07:06
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