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More developing countries show universal access to HIV/AIDS services is possible

Significant progress has been made in several low- and middle-income countries in increasing access to HIV/AIDS services, according to the new report Towards Universal Access, released by WHO, UNICEF and UNAIDS. It is the fourth annual report for tracking progress made in achieving the 2010 target of providing universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and care.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 October 2010 06:38

Countries celebrate 30th Anniversary of Smallpox Eradication, Vaccine Revolving Fund, and look ahead to new challenges

30th Anniversary of the erradication of smallpoxHealth ministers from the Americas today reflected on the future of immunization programs by celebrating major milestones in fighting disease and looking ahead to new challenges made possible by advances in vaccine technology.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 16:07

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

Health Leaders Pledge Action to Reduce Drug Use in Latin America and the Caribbean

Health Leaders Pledge Action to Reduce Drug Abuse in Latin America and the CaribbeanHealth leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere today approved a new regional strategy to reduce harmful substance use and mitigate the negative health affects of such use, during the 50th Directing Council meeting of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 September 2010 11:18

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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