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Las anomalías congénitas son la segunda causa de muerte en los niños menores de 5 años en las Américas

anomalias congenitas

Con el fin de generar conciencia sobre el impacto de las anomalías congénitas, la Organización Panamericana de la Salud/Organización Mundial de la Salud (OPS/OMS), junto a otras 11 organizaciones líderes en salud global, impulsa por primera vez la conmemoración del Día Mundial de los Defectos de Nacimiento el próximo 3 de marzo.

Tobacco: 10 years fighting a top killer in the Americas

Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Despite fierce opposition from the tobacco industry, a number of countries in the Americas have made major progress in implementing the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). This week marks a decade since the agreement took effect as the world's first international health treaty.

PAHO/WHO supports CDC-led effort to eliminate malaria on Hispaniola by 2020

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The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has joined a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that seeks to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. 

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