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PAHO/WHO Director briefs U.S. Congress members on Ebola preparedness efforts in the Americas

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The Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, briefed members and staff of the U.S. Congress today about the Organization’s response to Ebola.

‘No child should die from a preventable cause,’ says PAHO/WHO on Universal Children’s Day

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Despite impressive progress in child survival in the Americas over the past quarter-century, vulnerable children—especially those from indigenous, rural and low-income families—remain more likely to die before age 5 than other children.

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