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Media Advisory: How to Prevent Cancer and other Chronic Diseases, Thursday, February 4, 11:30 a.m.

World Cancer Day launch of the Latin America and Caribbean “AICR/PAHO Regional Summary” of Policy and Action for Cancer Prevention.

Last Updated on Thursday, 04 February 2010 04:50

Texas Children’s Newborn Center

The Texas Children’s Newborn Center is the first and only pediatric center to be named a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre (WHOCC) for Perinantal/Neonatal Health. To commemorate the milestone, Texas Children’s Hospital hosted a ceremony with Senior Texas Children’s Hospital, Texas Children’s Newborn Center and WHOCC leadership, as well as Dr. Gina Tambini, Family and Community Health Manager, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), and Dr. Yehuda Benguigui, Neonatal and Child Health Senior Adviser, PAHO/WHO, in attendance.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 February 2010 03:52

Post-Emergency Needs Call for New Health Focus in Haiti

Haitian patient treated in medical facilityTwo weeks after Haiti’s Jan. 12 earthquake, the need for emergency health care has declined dramatically, but many quake survivors urgently need post-operative care that is now in short supply, say experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2010 06:17

PAHO Urges Long-Term Commitment to Haiti’s Government and People

Haitian girl and PAHO Director Dr. Mirta Roses at medical facility in haitiCountries around the world have shown extraordinary goodwill in responding to the Jan. 12 earthquake in Haiti, said Dr. Mirta Roses, Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), after returning from a trip to Haiti and the Dominican Republic this week.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 February 2010 07:09

Are Haitian Women and Children Getting Less Earthquake Aid?

Haitian girl treated in Dominican RepublicExperience from past disasters suggests that women and children in Haiti may not be getting a fair share of the massive relief aid that is pouring into the country following last week’s earthquake, say public health experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO).

Last Updated on Monday, 25 January 2010 04:06
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