IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) / World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that Member States implement prevention and control in health care and gated communities to reduce the impact caused by norovirus outbreaks.
|Read the full document: 8 January 2013 Norovirus outbreak in institutional health care and community settings|
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.