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PAHO Presents an Interactive Geographic Distribution Map of Priority Neglected Infectious Diseases in the Americas (03/25/2015)

Mapa interactivo de las enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas prioritarias en las AméricasNeglected Infectious Diseases in the Americas continue to affect millions of individuals, but mostly, those communities comprised by indigenous populations from the countries and Afro-descendants born on the continent. In both cases, these and other populations generally represent the poorest and most-marginalized groups of their countries. 


WHO issues its first hepatitis B treatment guidelines (03/12/2015)

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WHO today issued its first-ever guidance for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B, a viral infection which is spread through blood and body fluids, attacking the liver and resulting in an estimated 650 000 deaths each year – most of them in low- and middle-income countries.

PAHO/WHO supports CDC-led effort to eliminate malaria on Hispaniola by 2020 (02/25/2015)

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The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has joined a collaborative effort led by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that seeks to eliminate indigenous cases of malaria on the island of Hispaniola by 2020. 

WHO urges governments to increase investment to tackle neglected tropical diseases (02/19/2015)

2015 PAHO/TDR Small Grant Programme (02/09/2015)

Leprosy cases declined 37% in the Americas over a decade (01/30/2015)

PAHO promotes training in epidemiology to health officials in the Region (01/13/2015)

PANAFTOSA marks three years without foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in the Americas (01/05/2015)


PAHO year in review: 2014 public health highlights in the Americas (12/24/2014)

PAHO/WHO provides training in risk communication for possible Ebola introduction (12/09/2014)

Antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV is increasing in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/26/2014)

Día Mundial de la Salud 2015 tendrá como tema la Inocuidad de los alimentos (11/19/2014)

Avoiding local transmission of Ebola is the goal in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/10/2014)

PAHO/WHO honors 2014 ‘Malaria Champions of the Americas’ (11/07/2014)

Ebola: PAHO/WHO briefs health authorities on support for preparedness in the Americas (11/06/2014)

Malaria in the Americas Forum 2014: Accelerating Malaria Elimination in the Americas (11/04/2014)

Paraguay inicia el camino hacia la certificación de la eliminación del Paludismo (11/04/2014)

Technical Note on transgenic Mosquitoes Engineered for Aedes aegypti Control (11/03/2014)

PAHO/WHO mobilizes Ebola preparedness teams in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/03/2014)

Countries of the Americas plan for possible Ebola introduction (10/31/2014)

Countries of the Americas aim to halt transmission of schistosomiasis by 2020 (10/28/2014)

PAHO Director Urges Countries of the Americas to Prepare for Early Identification of Possible Ebola Cases (10/27/2014)

IV Jornadas Internacionales sobre Enfermedades Transmisibles por Vectores y V Jornadas Internacionales sobre enfermedad de Chagas en el Gran Chaco Santiago del Estero, Argentina (10/16/2014)

Save the Date: Changing the Face of Chagas Disease: Scaling Up Diagnosis, Treatment and R&D for People Living with Chagas Disease in the Americas (10/09/2014)

La Fiebre Aftosa ha sido causa permanente de preocupación a nivel global, dadas las frecuentes introducciones y el impacto negativo de la enfermedad en alguno de los territorios libres con o sin vacunación (10/02/2014)

Health officials briefed on Ebola and chikungunya during 53rd PAHO Directing Council (10/02/2014)

As countries advance toward disease elimination, the need for sustained funding remains (10/01/2014)

First imported Ebola case is reported in the Americas (10/01/2014)

PAHO and The Carter Center congratulate Ecuador as second in the Americas to achieve elimination of onchocerciasis (river blindness) (09/29/2014)

Egresada de la Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia recibió el Premio Pedro Acha a la Excelencia en Salud Pública Veterinaria de 2014 (09/29/2014)

Iniciativa Panamericana por el Día Mundial contra la Rabia 2014 llama a donar para campaña de vacunación de los perros en Haití (09/26/2014)

PAHO Director briefs OAS envoys on Ebola in Africa and chikungunya in the Americas (09/25/2014)

PANAFTOSA apoya el fortalecimiento regional de la Red Internacional de Autoridades de Inocuidad de los Alimentos - INFOSAN (09/23/2014)

WHO statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations Emergency Committee regarding the 2014 Ebola Outbreak in West Africa (09/22/2014)

PANAFTOSA participa del IV Ciclo de Conferencias por el Día Mundial de la Lucha Contra la Rabia (09/22/2014)

PANAFTOSA opens high security facilities of its OIE/FAO reference laboratory for foot-and-mouth disease (09/19/2014)

Instituto Pasteur fue designado Centro Colaborador de la Organización Mundial de la Salud en Rabia (09/19/2014)

PANAFTOSA inaugura las instalaciones de alta seguridad para las actividades del laboratorio de referencia OIE/FAO para fiebre aftosa (09/18/2014)

WHO welcomes the extensive Ebola support from the United States of America (09/17/2014)

WHO welcomes Cuban doctors for Ebola response in West Africa (09/12/2014)

Dra. Cristina Schneider de la OPS recibe homenaje en la Cámara Municipal de Rio de Janeiro (09/12/2014)

Ejercicio de simulacro: Fiebre aftosa en Belice (09/11/2014)

PAHO urges countries to eliminate mosquito breeding sites to prevent the spread of dengue and chikungunya (09/10/2014)

Informe Epidemiológico presenta la situación de la Leishmaniasis en las Américas en 2012 (09/05/2014)

Statement on the WHO Consultation on potential Ebola therapies and vaccines (09/05/2014)

Ebola Virus Disease: Occupational Safety and Health (08/29/2014)

WHO issues "roadmap" to scale up international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa (08/28/2014)

PAHO Calls on the Countries of the Americas to Remain on Guard against the Ebola Virus despite a Climate of Calm (08/28/2014)

Unprecedented number of medical staff infected with Ebola (08/27/2014)

WHO-deployed health worker receiving care after testing positive for Ebola (08/26/2014)

El Instituto Pirbright realizará Conferencia para celebrar los 100 años de excelencia en el control de enfermedades infecciosas en el ganado (08/25/2014)

Growing up without parasites (08/25/2014)

Anecdotal evidence about experimental therapies (08/25/2014)

Why the Ebola outbreak has been underestimated (08/25/2014)

Iniciativa Sudamericana de Control de la Equinococcosis Quistica lanza "Curso Internacional de Hidatidosis" (08/20/2014)

"Diagnóstico Molecular de virus de Enfermedades Vesiculares" es el tema de la Capacitación Intramural ofrecida por Panaftosa (08/20/2014)

Cuando la amenaza llama a la puerta (08/19/2014)

Travel and Transport in Relation to Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) Outbreak (08/18/2014)

Ethical considerations for use of unregistered interventions for Ebola virus disease (EVD) (08/11/2014)

PAHO/WHO urges the countries of the Americas to be vigilant and prepared for potential introduction of Ebola virus (08/10/2014)

“The Ebola epidemic is a serious public health problem, but it can still be controlled” (08/05/2014)

Para la OPS el impacto de la fiebre aftosa en la población de las Américas es de suma importancia (07/31/2014)

Laboratorio de Panaftosa ofrece Capacitación Intramural para los Países Miembros de la OPS/OMS (07/29/2014)

Hepatitis: increasing access to diagnosis and treatment could save millions of lives in the Americas (07/28/2014)

Número especial en periódico internacional sobre leptospirosis en la interface animal-humano-ecosistema (07/25/2014)

WHO welcomes global momentum on viral hepatitis (07/25/2014)

“Noche de la OPS/OMS” en la XXXIII Expo 2014 (07/20/2014)

Region Puno, aunando esfuerzos para la eliminación de la rabia humana de origen canino (07/18/2014)

Dominican Republic is first country in the Americas to publish guidelines for clinical management of chikungunya (07/17/2014)

XX Conferencia Central SIDA 2014 para la Región de América Latina (07/17/2014)

Taller "Abordaje de la emergencia y dispersión de la leishmaniasis en la frontera de Argentina, Brasil y Paraguay" en el marco del proyecto sobre leishmaniasis (07/17/2014)

Partners sign call to action on hepatitis (07/14/2014)

WHO: People most at risk of HIV are not getting the health services they need (07/14/2014)

Call to Action of the First Latin American and Caribbean Forum on the Continuum of Care (07/07/2014)

WHO targets elimination of TB in over 30 countries (07/03/2014)

“Malaria Champions of the Americas” extends deadline for nominating best practices on integrated efforts against vector-borne disease (06/25/2014)

La Provincia de San Luis, República Argentina certificó la interrupción de la transmisión vectorial de la enfermedad de Chagas (06/11/2014)

El Instituto Nacional para Síntesis Matemática y Biológica (NIMBioS) organizó taller para modelaje matemática de leptospirosis (06/10/2014)

OIE reconoce PANAFTOSA-OPS como Centro Colaborador en Salud Pública Veterinaria (06/04/2014)

PAHO/WHO calls for stepped-up efforts to detect and treat people with TB/HIV coinfections (06/04/2014)

Five-fold increase in dengue cases in the Americas over the past decade (05/29/2014)

New “90-90-90” targets for controlling the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean (05/28/2014)

First Latin American and Caribbean Forum 'The HIV Continuum of Care' (05/21/2014)

LGBT health problems are “invisible,” says PAHO/WHO (05/16/2014)

Países resaltaron la importancia de la COSALFA y del trabajo de PANAFTOSA (05/15/2014)

Polio declared public health emergency of international concern under International Health Regulations (05/05/2014)

Caso de Encefalopatía Espongiforme Bovina (EEB) en Brasil (05/05/2014)

Se formuló un decálogo básico de atención médica de la enfermedad de Chagas a nivel primario (05/03/2014)

Convocatoria: Premio Pedro N. Acha a la Excelencia PAHO/PAHEF en Salud Pública Veterinaria - presentación de candidaturas vence el 30 de mayo del 2014 (05/03/2014)

El primer informe mundial de la OMS sobre la resistencia a los antibióticos pone de manifiesto una grave amenaza para la salud pública en todo el mundo (04/30/2014)

Countries of the Americas share risk of antibiotic resistance, must act now to protect health (04/29/2014)

Países de América debaten en Buenos Aires sobre la implementación del Reglamento Sanitario Internacional (04/29/2014)

"Malaria Champions of the Americas" seeks best practices on integrated efforts against vector-borne disease (04/25/2014)

Taller sobre Vigilancia Integrada de la Resistencia a los Antimicrobianos (VIRAM) (04/25/2014)

Jefes de los programas de salud animal y representantes del sector privado se reunirán para definir las acciones para la erradicación y control de la Fiebre Aftosa en América del Sur (04/10/2014)

On World Health Day, soccer star Leonel Messi helps to raise awareness about Chagas’ Disease (04/07/2014)

Veterinarios y representantes de los productores pecuarios de los países de America del Sur y Panamá se reunirán para discutir nuevas herramientas para la vigilancia de la fiebre aftosa (04/07/2014)

"Small bites can be big threats," experts warn on World Health Day (04/06/2014)

Half the population of the Americas is at risk of diseases carried by small insects (04/04/2014)

Perú será sede de la 41º COSALFA (04/03/2014)

Call to Action: “Step up the fight against vector-borne diseases in the Americas” (03/31/2014)

Ecuador da un paso importante para ser declarado libre de fiebre aftosa (03/24/2014)

Water and sanitation improvements remain key to defeating cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (03/21/2014)

Brazil moves towards the elimination of the transmission of Lymphatic Filariasis (03/21/2014)

In the Americas, one in five people with tuberculosis is unaware of the disease (03/21/2014)

PAHO Director Message on World Health Day 2014 (03/18/2014)

Países de las Américas implementarán un protocolo de vigilancia integrada del dengue (03/06/2014)

World TB Day 2014 (03/04/2014)

Haiti partners see progress, challenges in cholera control (02/05/2014)

Se reúne en Brasil el grupo de expertos para elaboración del Proyecto de creación del Banco Regional de Antígenos para Fiebre Aftosa (02/05/2014)

Update: Human infection with avian influenza A(H5N1) virus (01/10/2014)


Health in the Americas in 2013: PAHO/WHO Reviews the Year's Work (12/31/2013)

Senacsa de Paraguay recibió Laboratorio de Bioseguridad (12/30/2013)

Five rules to keep your holiday foods safe (12/23/2013)

PAHO Director thanks international malaria partners at U.S. Capitol (12/12/2013)

Countries of the Americas have reduced malaria deaths by 70% since 2000, but 145 million people in the region remain at risk (12/11/2013)

Malaria is present in 21 countries in the Americas (12/11/2013)

Representatives from the Ministries of Health met to discuss coordination and operational aspects of cholera prevention and control in the Subregion (12/09/2013)

70 years of Bambui, a living story of Chagas Disease (12/05/2013)

La OPS participa en el XI Congreso Centroamericano y del Caribe de Parasitología y Medicina Tropical (In Spanish) (11/27/2013)

Latin America and the Caribbean advance toward universal access to HIV treatment (11/27/2013)

Adolescents falling through gaps in HIV services (11/26/2013)

Reunión Regional ¿Porqué no podemos controlar el Aedes aegypti? Situación Actual y próximos pasos (Spanish only) (11/25/2013)

Poster sobre leptospirosis gana premio en el Fórum de “Una Salud” en Davos, Suiza (11/22/2013)

Sesión sobre leptospirosis advoca por el enfoque de “Una Salud” para la reducción del impacto de los brotes (11/22/2013)

Improved sanitation in the Americas needed to prevent water- and hygiene-related diseases (11/20/2013)

Projects from Colombia, Brazil and the Dominican Republic are honored as "Malaria Champions of the Americas 2013" (11/07/2013)

PAHO to honor Malaria Champions of the Americas on 7th Annual Malaria Day in the Americas (11/04/2013)

PAHO contest recognizes students for creativity in promoting handwashing in the Americas (11/01/2013)

Simulacro de Leptospirosis en Choluteca, Honduras (10/31/2013)

Experts urge more WATSAN investments to halt cholera in Haiti, prevent its spread to more countries (10/25/2013)

PAHO/WHO Center launches photo contest on healthy and sustainable food in the Americas (10/25/2013)

Panaftosa Launches Photo Contest "Promoting Health in the Americas with healthly, safe and susteinable eating" (10/24/2013)

Gains in tuberculosis control at risk due to 3 million missed patients and drug resistance (10/23/2013)

Malaria in the Americas Forum 2013: Defeating Malaria in the Americas (10/22/2013)

PAHO-USAID Training Program in Tuberculosis: Terms of Reference 2013-2014 (10/18/2013)

Invitation: Discussion for Chagas Disease, “The Silent Killer” (10/16/2013)

Discuten avances sobre enfermedades transmisibles y análisis de salud en las Américas (10/16/2013)

School children in PAHO member countries aim to break record for handwashing (10/15/2013)

Reunión Regional de alineación de la Estrategia de Gestión Integrada para la prevención y control del Dengue de la OPS/OMS (EGI-Dengue) (10/11/2013)

Universal access to eye care could prevent most blindness (10/10/2013)

Taller de revisión de procesos de vigilancia control y eliminación de la transmisión de la enfermedad de Chagas en Santiago de Chile (10/05/2013)

Health leaders set course for Pan American health action and progress toward universal coverage (10/04/2013)

Former Guatemalan president calls for political will to eliminate neglected diseases in the Americas (10/03/2013)

Artist Shelly Xie uses sand and a light box to illustrate Chagas disease and hookworm (10/03/2013)

Health authorities pledge to improve access to health care for LGBT people (10/03/2013)

‘People in the Americas are healthier and stronger’ thanks to Pan American cooperation in health, says PAHO Director (09/30/2013)

Elimination of dog-transmitted human rabies in the Americas by 2015 is within reach, experts say (09/27/2013)

Bringing health care to indigenous communities in the Orinoco and Amazon (09/25/2013)

Reunión regional del proyecto CIDA Canadá / OPS (09/20/2013)

Filiariasis linfática: hacia su eliminación en 2020 (09/05/2013)

OPS/OMS lanza concurso para que escolares de las Américas presenten trabajos creativos que promuevan el lavado de manos (08/23/2013)

Colombia is first country in the world to eliminate river blindness (07/29/2013)

An educational video game on dengue (07/26/2013)

Jon Secada and PAHO/WHO team up for hepatitis awareness (07/25/2013)

Invitation to launch of the Viral Hepatitis Global Policy Report in advance of World Hepatitis Day (07/23/2013)

Hepatitis is a silent epidemic that kills two people per minute throughout the world (07/23/2013)

New UNAIDS initiative provides innovative strategies to achieve universal access to HIV treatment (07/17/2013)

Municipios de Colombia alcanzan interrupción de la transmisión vectorial intra domiciliaria de Trypanosoma cruzi, por R.prolixus (07/08/2013)

PAHO director welcomes new Caribbean health agency, CARPHA (07/03/2013)

USAID and World Vision join coalition to eliminate cholera from Haiti and the Dominican Republic (06/28/2013)

Patients with Tuberculosis in the Dominican Republic Need More Social Protection to Offset Expenses, Study Says (06/19/2013)

Dominican Republic strengthens actions to evaluate the lymphatic filariasis transmission in the country (06/18/2013)

“Malaria Champions of the Americas” contest receives nominations until July 5 (06/17/2013)

Certification of the Interruption of Vectoral Transmission of Trypanosoma cruzi in Belize (06/12/2013)

Latin American countries gather to work towards the elimination of lymphatic filariasis (elephantiasis) (06/12/2013)

Plan Decenal de Salud Pública 2012-2021 de Colombia (06/12/2013)

PAHO welcomes countries’ commitment to eliminate 12 neglected diseases from the Americas by 2015 (06/11/2013)

Hoy 5 de Junio es el Día Mundial del Medio Ambiente y se dedica a la promoción de la reducción de los desperdicios alimentarios (06/05/2013)

Experts meet to enhance synergies for soil-transmitted helminthiases control in the Americas (05/31/2013)

PAHO/WHO urges total bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship in the Americas (05/27/2013)

PAHO deputy director describes health progress in the Americas at OAS (05/22/2013)

Honduras expands deworming of children in remote communities during vaccination campaigns (05/12/2013)

PAHO/WHO to support Guyana and Suriname in studies of resistance to artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) (05/10/2013)

Intensifying Integrated Efforts for Control of Soil-Transmitted Helminthiases in the Region of the Americas - Bogotá, Colombia 16 and 17 May 2013 (05/09/2013)

Workshop for Training on Regional Guidance for Implementation of Integrated Deworming Actions - Bogota, Colombia 13-15 May 2013 (05/09/2013)

La República Dominicana realizó Jornada Nacional de Desparasitación integrada a la Semana de Vacunación de las Américas del 2013 (05/01/2013)

“Malaria Champions of the Americas” contest seeks best practices that integrate other health solutions (04/25/2013)

Décimo Primera Semana de Vacunación en Honduras incluirá campaña de desparasitación en cuatro departamentos del país (04/20/2013)

Honduras inicia campaña de desparasitación contra geohelmintos en cuatro departamentos del país, en el marco de la Semana de la Vacunación (04/20/2013)

Se realiza en Panamá la 40.ª Reunión Ordinaria de la COSALFA (04/19/2013)

Presidente del Paraguay lanza campaña de desparasitación nacional (04/17/2013)

Se dá apertura al Seminario Internacional sobre fiebre aftosa (04/15/2013)

Experts in leptospirosis meet in Brasilia (04/15/2013)

Curso a distancia de autoaprendizaje de Leishmaniasis en las Américas: diagnóstico y tratamiento (04/14/2013)

Primeros casos documentados de Influenza H7N9 en humanos (04/05/2013)

World Health Day 2013: measure your blood pressure, reduce your risk (04/04/2013)

Panaftosa se anticipa en la celebración del Día Mundial de la Salud el 7 de abril (04/03/2013)

Expertos si reúnen en Taller de análisis del evento de encefalopatía espongiforme bovina (EEB) en Brasil (03/27/2013)

Misión de Evaluación Internacional de la Prevención, Control y Atención de la Enfermedad de Chagas en Argentina (03/26/2013)

Salud y Educación firman acuerdo para ejecutar campaña antiparasitaria nacional (03/25/2013)

Misión de Evaluación de la situación epidemiológica y de control de la enfermedad de Chagas en el Departamento de Alto Paraguay (03/24/2013)

PAHO Director invites you to celebrate World Health Day (03/24/2013)

Entrevista: La Tuberculosis es una enfermedad del pasado muy presente en la región (Only available in Spanish) (03/22/2013)

Ministry of Health of Brazil, started a deworming and leprosy case-finding campaign (03/20/2013)

PAHO/WHO urges stepped-up efforts against TB in vulnerable urban groups in the Americas (03/18/2013)

World TB Day: Experts to discuss TB prevention and control in big cities (03/17/2013)

PANAFTOSA participa de Reunión Binacional Ecuador-Perú sobre Fiebre Aftosa en la región de frontera (03/16/2013)

PANAFTOSA apoya simulacro de gripe aviar en la frontera Rivera-Livramento (03/12/2013)

Today March 8th we celebrate International Women's Day (03/08/2013)

Taller Sub-Regional «Vigilancia Integrada de la Resistencia Antimicrobiana» Comunidad Andina, Lima, Perú (03/07/2013)

“There is no veterinary public health program like this anywhere in the world”, said the Director of PAHO about PANAFTOSA (02/27/2013)

Equipo Técnico de Panaftosa se encuentran en Paraguay (02/08/2013)

Doctora Carissa F. Etienne fue nombrada como nueva Directora Regional para las Américas de la OMS (01/31/2013)

Brazil’s success in rabies control (01/17/2013)

Progress in the fight against neglected infectious diseases in the Americas and the world (01/15/2013)

Situación de la implementación de las actividades de colaboración TB-VIH en las Américas. Resultados de una encuesta en los países de la Región – 2012 (01/14/2013)

New year, new materials: PAHO releases an infographic to continue the fight against Hepatitis in the Americas (01/11/2013)

World Malaria Report 2012 (01/10/2013)

13º International Dengue Course (01/08/2013)


Five rules to keep your holiday foods safe (12/21/2012)

In the Americas, malaria cases have declined nearly 60% since 2000 (12/20/2012)

PAHO, World Federation of Sporting Goods discuss joint actions to promote physical activity in the Americas (12/07/2012)

Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, es certificado por interrupción de la transmisión vectorial de Trypanosoma cruzi (agente de la enfermedad de Chagas) (12/01/2012)

PAHO Deputy Director urges integrated approach to neglected tropical diseases (11/23/2012)

Japan Anti-Tuberculosis Association Honors PAHO Manager Marcos Espinal (11/20/2012)

Call for Applications to the Regional Green Light Committee (rGLC) (11/15/2012)

28th Pan American Sanitary Conference. 64th Session of the Regional Committee of WHO for the Americas (11/09/2012)

PAHO Honors 2012 Malaria Champions of the Americas (11/09/2012)

On 6th Annual Malaria Day in the Americas, PAHO Will Honor Malaria Champions of the Americas (11/05/2012)

USAID triples its financial support for PAHO/WHO project to fight tuberculosis in Latin America and the Caribbean (10/31/2012)

International Health Leaders Pledge to Work Together to Eliminate Cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic (10/16/2012)

Reunión Regional de Dirigentes Nacionales de Vigilancia, Prevención y Control de Enfermedades de los países de América Latina y Caribe - IV Reunión de Jefes Nacionales de Epidemiología en las Américas Brasilia, Brasil (In Spanish) (10/16/2012)

Documento de Santiago del Estero. Nuevas orientaciones para consenso en organización y estrategia de la atención de Chagas (10/09/2012)

Siete días por la salud (09/28/2012)

World Rabies Day: Rabies cases have declined 95 percent in the Americas since 1980 (09/28/2012)

Esperanza de vida en Latinoamérica creció en 45 años en poco más de un siglo (In English) (09/20/2012)

Alrededor de 250 millones de personas de las Américas padecen alguna enfermedad no transmisible (09/18/2012)

PAHO Calls for Strengthening the Fight Against Hepatitis, a "Silent" Disease that Affects Millions of People in the Americas (07/26/2012)

PAHO events during the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. (07/19/2012)

Curso Internacional de Intervención Integral de Dengue (07/11/2012)

New CDC test for dengue approved (07/03/2012)

Argentina: Santiago del Estero Marks Key Milestone in Chagas control in a hyperendemic area (In Spanish) (07/02/2012)

The Region of the Americas is preparing the commemoration of "World Hepatitis Day" (06/24/2012)

Affiliated Independent Event on Viral Hepatitis and HIV Co-Infection in the Program of the International Conference on AIDS (06/20/2012)

Evalúan Plan Nacional para prevenir enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas (In Spanish) (06/20/2012)

The PAHO holds the first Regional Meeting on Viral Hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean (06/19/2012)

Resultados y conclusiones de un taller en prevención de Chagas en Brasilia (In Spanish) (06/11/2012)

Uruguay is the first country in Latin America free of the insect that transmits Chagas disease (05/24/2012)

Countries of the Americas promote integrated action to eliminate neglected diseases (05/17/2012)

Experts to analyze progress toward elimination of trachoma, the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness (05/11/2012)

News for the STH Control Community. Children Without Worms. Sharing Knowledge and Success Stories (04/26/2012)

Taller Regional de Fortalecimiento de la Gestión de Medicamentos con énfasis en 2da Línea (In Spanish) (04/20/2012)

Guatemala es sede de la segunda reunión regional para la eliminación del tracoma en las Américas (04/18/2012)

Honduras: primer país del Continente con un plan nacional para prevención, atención, control y eliminación de enfermedades infecciosas desatendidas (04/12/2012)

Se realiza el “Taller Para Elaborar la Norma Nacional de la Leishmaniasis” (In Spanish) (03/30/2012)

Press Release: Private and Public Partners Unite to Combat 10 Neglected Tropical Diseases by 2020 (01/30/2012)


Llamado a la acción: La Hispaniola libre del cólera (12/28/2011)

World Malaria Report 2011 (12/15/2011)

Técnicos evaluaron respuesta y desafíos a un año de la epidemia de cólera en República Dominicana (12/07/2011)

Evaluación de terreno en Argentina confirma notables avances en el control de la enfermedad de Chagas (In Spanish) (12/06/2011)

PAHO: To remove the NTDs we must step up not only our Health sector strategies but our Poverty-Reduction Strategies (12/06/2011)

Puerto Rico Presents Pilot Project for the Prevention and Control of Dengue (11/23/2011)

USAID Grants PAHO $5 Million to Improve Health in Latin America and the Caribbean (11/21/2011)

Colombia, el primer país de las Américas que elimina la oncocercosis (11/14/2011)

PAHO Honors Malaria Champions of the Americas 2011 (11/09/2011)

Countries of the Americas Adopt Plan to Reduce Malaria and Prevent its Reintroduction (09/29/2011)

AMI/RAVREDA celebró 10 años de lucha contra la malaria en el Amazonas (09/15/2011)

Celebrating 10 Years of Collaboration: Looking into the Future Together (09/12/2011)

Directora de la OPS: es urgente integrar y potenciar acciones, recursos y alianzas para eliminar las Enfermedades Desatendidas en las Américas (08/18/2011)

Journalism Award Winners Focus on Drug Resistance in Latin America (08/17/2011)

PAHO/WHO Warns of Growing Health Toll of Hepatitis (07/27/2011)

Tackling and Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) with Common Tools but Innovative Applications of Knowledge is a Moral Imperative (07/11/2011)

Se logra la interrupción de la transmisión de Oncocercosis en un foco de República Bolivariana de Venezuela (06/01/2011)

TDR Wins 2011 Gates Award for Global Health (05/20/2011)

El control de las enfermedades transmisibles, 19a ed. (05/20/2011)

Bolivia alcanza un hito clave en la lucha contra la enfermedad de Chagas (05/17/2011)

“Malaria Champions of the Americas” Seeks Nominations of Integrated Approaches and Synergies in Efforts against Malaria (04/26/2011)

Haití condecora a la OPS/OMS por labor durante brote de cólera (04/20/2011)

Experts Warn of “Untreatable Infections” (04/05/2011)

World TB Day: Innovate to Accelerate Progress Toward Tuberculosis Elimination (03/24/2011)

Some Neglected Diseases Could be Eliminated in the Americas, PAHO Paper Says (02/19/2011)

PAHO Director: Reducing Poverty is Key to Face Neglected Diseases (02/10/2011)

Response to Cholera in Belle Fontaine, Haiti (01/28/2011)

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Key to Control Cholera Epidemic in Haiti (01/10/2011)

12th International Dengue Course (8-19 August 2011) (01/05/2011)


Experts to Discuss Cholera Vaccination in the Americas (12/15/2010)

Rhodnius prolixus en Centroamérica, un peligroso vector de la enfermedad de Chagas que deja de serlo (12/12/2010)

WHO: New Quick Test a Milestone for Tuberculosis Diagnosis and Care (12/08/2010)

Se prepara Plan de Contingencia ante la amenaza de un posible brote de Cólera en Guatemala (12/03/2010)

Guidelines Improve Access of Health Workers to HIV and TB Services (12/03/2010)

Cases Continue to Climb, But Fewer Patients are Dying from Cholera (12/02/2010)

National Day of Education and Prevention of Cholera in the Dominican Republic (12/01/2010)

Aedes Aegypti: medidas para el control del vector (11/29/2010)

Elections Not Expected to Increase Cholera Spread in Haiti (11/25/2010)

Cholera Outbreak in Haiti - Press Briefing by Dr. Jon Andrus, PAHO Deputy Director, 23 November 2010 (11/23/2010)

International Agencies Propose Joint Strategy to Fight Cholera in Haiti (11/16/2010)

PAHO Press Briefing on the Cholera Outbreak in Haiti, Tuesday, 16 November 2010 (11/15/2010)

PAHO Briefs NGO Partners on Cholera Outbreak in Haiti (11/15/2010)

Press Briefing on Cholera Outbreak in Haiti by Dr. Jon Andrus November 9 (11/09/2010)

Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Likely to Grow Much Larger (11/09/2010)

PAHO Names "Malaria Champions of the Americas 2010" (11/04/2010)

Number of Cholera Cases and Deaths Still Rising in Haiti (11/02/2010)

CDC: Cholera Outbreak Strain Identified (11/01/2010)

PAHO Celebrates Fourth Annual “Malaria Day in the Americas," Recognizes “Malaria Champions" (10/29/2010)

PAHO’s Deputy Director Updates OAS’ Group of Friends of Haiti on Outbreak Situation (10/28/2010)

PAHO Position on Cholera Vaccination in Haiti (10/28/2010)

PAHO: Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic Still Trending Upward (10/27/2010)

Press briefing on the cholera outbreak in Haiti by Dr. Jon Andrus, 27 October 2010 (10/27/2010)

PAHO: Cholera cases likely to increase in Haiti (10/25/2010)

PAHO Responds to Cholera Outbreak in Haiti (10/22/2010)

PAHO Launches Regional Health Observatory (09/27/2010)

Moquegua logró interrumpir transmisión de milenaria enfermedad de chagas en su región (09/20/2010)

Taller analizó el impacto de la vacuna contra la influenza pandémica (09/15/2010)

Se realizará certificación de la eliminación de la transmisión vectorial de la enfermedad de Chagas en la región Moquegua - Perú (09/14/2010)

WHO Declares H1N1 Pandemic Over, Urges Continued Influenza Vigilance (08/10/2010)

Expertos en resistencia a los antimaláricos se reúnen en Panamá (07/14/2010)

Facts and Myths about the Safety of the Pandemic Influenza (H1N1) 2009 Vaccine (05/26/2010)

World Malaria Day: Counting Malaria Out (04/28/2010)

Malaria Burden More than Halved in the Americas (04/22/2010)

Prevention of Blindness and Eye Care (03/30/2010)

PAHO Cites TB Progress, Honors Innovation on World TB Day (03/15/2010)

Spain Donates Four Million Doses of Influenza A Vaccines to Latin American Countries (03/04/2010)

Nicaragua: Lista para recibir y aplicar la vacuna contra la Influenza AH1N1 en grupos priorizados (02/24/2010)

World Rabies Day: 28 September (02/16/2010)


PAHO Recognizes "Winning Global Health Solutions" (12/15/2009)

Jóvenes de los Ecoclubes difunden mensajes de prevención frente a la pandemia de influenza H1N1 (12/14/2009)

36 Million People With TB Cured Using the Stop TB Strategy (12/07/2009)

Actualización: Disponibilidad de la Vacuna de Influenza Pandémica para las Américas (12/06/2009)

PAHO and Canada Target Communicable Diseases in South America (11/19/2009)

WHO Says Prompt Treatment Can Prevent Serious Cases, Deaths from H1N1 (11/12/2009)

Preparing Communities to Respond to Pandemic Influenza (11/03/2009)

PAHO Honors "Malaria Champions of the Americas 2009" (10/25/2009)

PAHO, CDC to Offer Workshop on Organizing 'Ciclovias' (10/22/2009)

Health Ministers Set Ambitious Agenda for the Americas (10/02/2009)

Autoridades de Salud alertan sobre brote severo de dengue en Nicaragua (10/02/2009)

PAHO Unveils Two Communities of Practice on Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 (09/21/2009)

Ministers Set Priorities for Health in the Americas (09/19/2009)

Countries of the Americas Examine Response to Pandemic H1N1 2009 and Challenges Ahead (09/11/2009)

Países de las Américas se organizan para adquirir la vacuna de la gripe pandémica (09/10/2009)

Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in the Americas: What's Next? (09/02/2009)

Caribbean Countries Celebrate Healthy Lifestyles (09/01/2009)

Chile's President Urges a Collective Response to A (H1N1) Pandemic (06/24/2009)

PAHO, PAHEF, and The George Washington University launch the Malaria Champions of the Americas Award (06/16/2009)

XI International Dengue Course (Havana, Cuba, 10-21 August 2009) (04/01/2009)

Ministers Commit to New Action in Health (02/02/2009)


PAHO, IDB and Sabin refine fight against neglected diseases in Latin America and Caribbean (12/17/2008)

Malaria in the Americas: No Time to Ease Up (11/06/2008)

Nutrition Experts Call on Food Industry to Support "Trans Fat Free Americas" (03/26/2008)

An Achievable Dream: Eliminating some Diseases from the Region (02/01/2008)


Meeting of National Directors of Epidemiology and Malaria Programs (11/11/2005)

Vth Meeting of the Surveillance Network for Emerging Infectious Diseases in the Amazon Countries (04/23/2005)


Third Joint Meeting of the Networks for Surveillance of Emerging Infectious Diseases (03/01/2004)


2nd Meeting of the Surveillance Network for Emerging Diseases in the Amazon and Southern Cone Regions (03/25/2002)

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