|Emergency Operations Center Update on Influenza A(H1N1) June 11|
EOC Situation Report #21
Thursday, 11 June 2009
6:00 pm, EDT
The PAHO/WHO Emergency Operations Center Situation Report will issue situation reports as the situation requires.
In a new video series from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO), women cancer survivors tell their personal stories to help dispel common myths and raise awareness about the disease.
On World Cancer Day, February 4, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is helping to “Debunk the myths” about cancer in collaboration with the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC).
In Argentina, the WHO-recommended human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is given to all girls at 11 years of age to prevent cervical cancer later in life. Whether or not a child gets vaccinated has nothing to do with socio-economic status in Argentina. Health centres right across the country provide all children free and compulsory vaccines against 15 diseases – 16 for girls.
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Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization