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Epidemiological AlertsThe Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) recommends that Member States maintain the capacity to detect any unusual health event, including those that might be associated with a new subtype of influenza virus. Member States are encouraged to update and implement the relevant components of multi-hazard plans for preparedness and response to public health events.

The Organization does neither advise health screening at points of entry in relation to this event, nor that any travel or trade restrictions be applied.

 Read the full document: 10 April 2013 Epidemiological Update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H7N9) in Chinaicon
Last Updated on Thursday, 29 August 2013 13:30


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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