IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) would like to stress to its Member States the recommendations to maintain and strengthen routine surveillance activities, and to promote and disseminate influenza case management and prevention information to the public. The Organization encourages Member States to update and implement plans to respond to public health emergencies.
|Read the full document: 11 August 2012 Influenza A (H3N2)v|
Health officials briefed on Ebola and chikungunya during 53rd PAHO Directing Council
Delegates to the 53rd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) were briefed today on the Ebola in West Africa and chikungunya in the Americas, both rapidly spreading epidemics that show the importance of public health preparedness and response.