IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
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.
|Read the full document: 16 November 2012 Pertussis (Whooping Cough)|
Dominican Republic is first country in the Americas to publish guidelines for clinical management of chikungunya
Prepared by the Ministry of Public Health with support from PAHO/WHO, the guidelines facilitate timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment of the disease.