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

Entrevista: La Tuberculosis es una enfermedad del pasado muy presente en la región En una entrevista con Radio ONU, la asesora regional de la OPS para el control de esa dolencia, Mirtha del Granado, recordó que la tuberculosis causa unas 30.000 muertes anuales en América Latina y el Caribe.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 February 2014 17:00
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Ministry of Health of Brazil, started a deworming and leprosy case-finding campaign

Ministry of Health of Brazil, started a deworming and leprosy case-finding campaignDuring the week of March 18 to 22, the Secretariat of Health Surveillance, Ministry of Health of Brazil, started a deworming and leprosy case-finding campaign aimed at 9.2 million school age children, in 800 municipalities in 27 states.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 19:53
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PAHO/WHO urges stepped-up efforts against TB in vulnerable urban groups in the Americas

PAHO/WHO urges stepped-up efforts against TB in vulnerable urban groups in the AmericasThe Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) today called for stepped-up efforts to prevent and control tuberculosis in the Americas, especially in vulnerable populations living in large cities.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 January 2014 15:37
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World TB Day: Experts to discuss TB prevention and control in big cities

World TB Day: Experts to discuss TB prevention and control in big cities Health authorities and experts from different countries of the Americas will discuss best practices in mobilizing political and social commitment on prevention and control of tuberculosis, especially in large cities, as well as measures to reduce illness and deaths from TB. The event, in observance of World TB Day, is being organized by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 07:37
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PANAFTOSA participa de Reunión Binacional Ecuador-Perú sobre Fiebre Aftosa en la región de frontera

PANAFTOSA participa de Reunión Binacional Ecuador-Perú sobre Fiebre Aftosa en la región de fronteraMacará, Ecuador - 14 y 15 de marzo de 2013. Para contribuir al objetivo del fortalecimiento de los Programas de erradicación de la fiebre Aftosa en la región Andina y considerando la extensa frontera entre Perú y Ecuador, se requiere una estrecha y permanente coordinación entre sus Servicios Veterinarios Oficiales, de forma de obtener avances sostenibles del control y erradicación de esta enfermedad en la región Andina.

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