Health Situation in The Americas: Basic Health Indicators 2014
The 2014 presents:
- the last available information for 59 basic indicators of 50 countries and territories in the Region of the Americas
- a map of the Americas that show the coverage of death registration by country
- the summary of progress made towards achieving the targets of the PAHO Regional Plan of Action for Strengthening Vital and Health Statistics
In the last decade, great efforts were made in Health Information Systems in the Americas to strengthen birth and death coverage––the main source of data used to prepare most of the indicators of the Millennium Development Goals and other health goals.
PAHO's portal providing access to data and analyses for monitoring the regional health situation. It also provides critical data and analyses for key health themes, as well as direct access to the full databases.