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Secretariat of Health launched the “National Strategic Plan for the Prevention, Care, Control, and Elimination of Nine Neglected Infectious Diseases, 2012-2017,”

In 2012 the Secretariat of Health launched the "National Strategic Plan for the Prevention, Care, Control, and Elimination of Nine Neglected Infectious Diseases, 2012-2017," making Honduras the first country in the Region to launch such a national plan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 May 2014 15:07
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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
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Honduras inicia campaña de desparasitación 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 Monday, 29 April 2013 14:26
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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 Monday, 29 April 2013 14:22
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Honduras Strengthens Its Water Quality Surveillance System

Honduras, November 2012 — The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is supporting capacity-building in Honduras by providing training for dozens of technical personnel with a view to strengthening the water quality surveillance system and promoting the use of Water Safety Plans.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 April 2013 10:44
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