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When health comes to the most remote communities

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More than 14,000 Brazilian and foreign physicians taking part in the "Mais Médicos" (More Physicians) Program ensure the provision of care to 48.6 million people in the most underserved areas of Brazil. This initiative is closing gaps on access to services and improving the health of the most vulnerable populations.

Experts recommend continued surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases for rapid response and prevention of outbreaks

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A technical advisory group (TAG) of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is recommending continued surveillance of vaccine-preventable diseases in the Americas to ensure early detection and rapid response to cases, to prevent outbreaks.


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