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The PAHO holds the first Regional Meeting on Viral Hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean

La OPS celebra la primera Reunión Regional sobre Hepatitis Virales en América Latina y el CaribeBogota, Colombia - Last March 1st and 2nd, the first Regional Meeting on Viral Hepatitis organized by PAHO took place in Bogota, Colombia. The reason for the meeting was the discussion of a Regional strategy and action plan for an integrated approach to viral hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean. The meeting included the participation of the WHO, the CSIH (Canadian Society for International Health), the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the WHA (World Hepatitis Alliance) and seven invited Member States (Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, Honduras, Jamaica and Peru).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 June 2012 12:33
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Resultados y conclusiones de un taller en prevención de Chagas en Brasilia (In Spanish)

Resultados y conclusiones de un taller en prevención de Chagas en Brasilia (In Spanish)Brasilia, Brazil, June 8 2012 -  Se llevó a cabo, organizado por el Ministerio de Salud (MS), con cooperación técnica de OPS-Brasil entre los días 5 y 6 de junio del presente año, el Taller “Actualización conceptual del riesgo de transmisión vectorial de la Enfermedad de Chagas en Brasil” para concretar la apreciación de la actual situación de transmisión  vectorial domiciliaria de Trypanosoma cruzi en  el país.  (Haga clic en el título para leer más)

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 June 2012 07:37
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Uruguay is the first country in Latin America free of the insect that transmits Chagas disease

Uruguay is the first country in Latin America free of the insect that transmits Chagas diseaseThe Pan American Health Organization certified Uruguay as the only country in Latin America free of Triatoma infestans as a public health problem. The insect that transmits Chagas disease, known as the kissing... Read full article.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 May 2012 11:38
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Countries of the Americas promote integrated action to eliminate neglected diseases

Countries of the Americas promote integrated action to eliminate neglected diseasesWashington, D.C., 15 May 2012 (PAHO/WHO) More than 100 million people in the Americas suffer from neglected infectious diseases, which tend to affect poor populations. Experts from member countries of the Pan American Health Organization... Read full article...

 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 19:45
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News for the STH Control Community. Children Without Worms. Sharing Knowledge and Success StoriesBolivia, April 25, 2012. In 2011, Izumi Foundation awarded CWW a grant to help Bolivia's Ministry of Health and Sport (MSyD) develop and implement an STH control pilot project. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was asked to participate in the project due to their success with a similar project done in 2008 to address fasciola infection. The STH control project, designed around the assumption that infection rates strongly relate to the ecological conditions of an area, will start by mapping "ecoregions." Read full article...

Last Updated on Friday, 18 May 2012 06:01
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