IHR/Epidemic Alert and Response and Water Borne Diseases
PAHO year in review: 2014 public health highlights in the Americas
The year 2014 was marked by progress as well as significant challenges for public health in the Americas. The region's countries advanced toward goals including universal health coverage, expanded access to vaccination, and ensuring that fewer babies are born with HIV. They also confronted major new challenges, including the arrival and spread of the chikungunya virus and the need to prepare for the possible imported cases of Ebola.
:: Latest Epidemiological Alerts and Updates
- 3 March 2015: Cholera – situation in the Americas – update
- 9 February 2015: Epidemiological Alert - Measles outbreaks and implications for the Americas
- 6 February 2015: Epidemiological Alert – Detection and outbreaks of Avian Influenza due to reassortant viruses, public health implications for the Americas