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Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 17:59

PAHO, IDB and Sabin refine fight against neglected diseases in Latin America and Caribbean

Women waiting to be seen at a hospital in HaitiLa carga sanitaria, económica, social y educativa derivada de un conjunto de enfermedades "olvidadas" o "desatendidas" en América Latina y el Caribe podría ser mayor que el impacto del VIH, la TB y la malaria a pesar de que existen ya las herramientas y tecnologías costo-eficaces necesarias para emprender el control e incluso la eliminación de muchas de ellas, expertos dijeron hoy.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 23 December 2008 07:58

Nutrition Experts Call on Food Industry to Support "Trans Fat Free Americas"

Washington, D.C., September 26, 2007 (PAHO)—Experts on nutrition and public health are calling on leaders in the food industry to speed up the elimination of industrially produced trans fatty acids from the foods they produce and distribute, and to become partners in promoting healthy diets throughout the Americas.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2013 13:44

An Achievable Dream: Eliminating some Diseases from the Region

 When envisioning the future of public health in the Americas, we can and should dare to dream of victories that greatly benefit all citizens and have a real impact on the human development levels of our peoples.
Eliminating certain illnesses or diseases that still afflict our peoples even though we possess the knowledge and tools with which to make them virtually disappear is one of those achievable dreams."   

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 17:52

Meeting of National Directors of Epidemiology and Malaria Programs

San José, Costa Rica, 7–10 November 2005


  • Update National Directors of Epidemiology and Malaria Programs in the Americas on the current situation of malaria worldwide and in the Region of the Americas.
Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014 11:03
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