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Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States increase their efforts to implement prevention and control actions for infections associated with health care, due to the detection and local spread of mutli-resistant microorganisms with New Delhi Metallo-?-lactamase-type (NDM) antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in health services in countries of the Americas.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:35


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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