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In Puerto Rico, PAHO/WHO supports new care model for chronic diseases

Combatiendo las enfermedades crónicas en Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s Department of Health will carry out a demonstration project to improve control or chronic diseases in seven municipalities in the island’s northeast, with support from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

PAHO/WHO and partners to use U.N. emergency funds to bring health care to Paraguayan families affected by floods

Inundaciones Paraguay

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) will receive US$ 314,000 from the United Nation’s Central Emergency Fund (CERF) for the provision of medical care to some 5,000 families affected by flooding in recent months in Paraguay’s Chaco region. The funds will also be used to prevent disease outbreaks.

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