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Día Mundial de la Salud Mental: Expertos analizaron los nuevos desafíos que enfrenta la salud mental en las Américas

Salud mental

Promover servicios de salud mental accesibles, inclusivos y de calidad para la atención de salud de las personas con trastornos mentales es uno de los principales desafíos que enfrentan los países de la región, coincidieron en afirmar expertos que participaron del panel 'Salud mental, nuevos desafíos para las Américas', organizado por la OPS/OMS, en colaboración con la Universidad George Washington.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:11
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Health officials from the Americas chart a path toward universal health coverage

Universal health coverage

Ministers of health and other high-level delegates from countries in the Americas agreed on a series of actions to advance toward universal access to health and universal health coverage.

Last Updated on Friday, 03 October 2014 08:01
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Health leaders from the Americas pledge to improve access to health services for people with disabilities

disabilities

Ministers of health from throughout the Americas agreed today to take a series of steps to safeguard the rights of people with disabilities and to improve their access to health and rehabilitation services.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:38
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Countries pledge action to reduce child obesity in the Americas

nina comiendo fruta

Ministers of health from throughout the Americas today endorsed a series of actions to fight childhood obesity, which they said has reached “epidemic proportions” in the Western Hemisphere.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 17:44
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Ministries of health of the Americas seek to strengthen coordination of humanitarian assistance in emergencies and disasters

Children receiving assistance after a disaster

Representatives of ministries of health in the Americas today adopted a plan of action to improve coordination of international humanitarian assistance during emergencies and disasters, in order to facilitate a timely, effective response and save lives.

Last Updated on Thursday, 02 October 2014 11:22
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