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Epidemiological Alerts Given the significant increase of pertussis cases in several areas of the Region, the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) encourages Member States to increase their level of surveillance, to continuously monitor the level of vaccination coverage in one year old infants and children under 5 years old, with particular emphasis on identifying susceptible group.

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PAHO promotes training in epidemiology to health officials in the Region

The Johns Hopkins University Certificate Program in Epidemiology for Health Managers begins. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) support the training of specialists appointed by the Ministries of Health of the Americas in the Certificate Program in Epidemiology for Health Managers in Internet 2015. (In Spanish only) Click here to read the full note in Spanish.

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