The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization
(PAHO/WHO), in consultation with a regional expert group, has developed model
legislation on reproductive health and healthy motherhood, designed to save the
lives of mothers and newborns by preventing avoidable deaths. The model legislation is presented in the PAHO/WHO publication National
Legislation Conforming to International Human Rights Law...
The Director of the Pan
American Health Organization (PAHO) outlined a set of principles, goals and
requirements for advancing universal health coverage (UHC) during the first of
a series of seminars that PAHO will host on this subject. In
the seminar, titled “Universal Health Coverage and Social Security:
towards Integration of Health Systems...
Dr. Francisco Becerra Posada, of Mexico, was sworn in today as the new
Assistant Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO),
Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO).