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PAHEF & PAHO Honored Innovative Public Health Figures Who Are Advancing Health in the Americas

Premios por Exelencia en Salud Pública Inter AmericanaInnovative public health leaders whose work has improved health in the Americas were honored at the invitation-only PAHO/PAHEF Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health Event in Washington, DC, last night.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 11:27
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PAHO Report Highlights Health Achievements in a Year of Challenges

Dr. Mirta RosesThe Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Mirta Roses, today presented the Annual Report of the Director – 2010, during the opening session of the 50th meeting of the PAHO Directing Council. 

Last Updated on Monday, 27 September 2010 18:32
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Experts call on countries of the Americas to keep the promise of safe motherhood

Iniciativa Maternidad SeguraA coalition of experts worried about slow progress toward ensuring safe motherhood for all women in the Americas today called on countries to redouble their efforts to achieve Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 5: reducing maternal mortality by three-fourths between 1990 and 2015 and achieving universal access to reproductive health by the year 2015.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 17:22
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Top Officials Meet to Map Pan-American Cooperation in Health

Top health authorities from throughout the Americas opened a meeting today at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to discuss the health situation in the Americas, to identify common health challenges, and to map out effective national and Pan-American strategies to address them.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 05:43
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Fernando Sendra is now a Champion of Health

Argentine cartoonist and humorist Fernando Sendra received on Monday 27 September the Champion of Health Award, given by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) for his contribution to improving health in the Americas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 September 2010 09:04
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