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PAHO/WHO to provide training in clinical management of Ebola for doctors and nurses in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Health professionals from more than 30 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean will receive training in clinical management of Ebola in three upcoming workshops sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The workshops are part of a series of PAHO/WHO actions intended to help countries strengthen their preparedness for potential cases of Ebola.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014 09:48
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Antiretroviral treatment for people with HIV is increasing in Latin America and the Caribbean

close the gap

Nearly 600,000 more people today than in 2003 are receiving antiretroviral treatment for HIV in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to data released by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in the lead-up to World AIDS Day, December 1.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 09 December 2014 09:30
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‘No child should die from a preventable cause,’ says PAHO/WHO on Universal Children’s Day

Boy and girl

Despite impressive progress in child survival in the Americas over the past quarter-century, vulnerable children—especially those from indigenous, rural and low-income families—remain more likely to die before age 5 than other children.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014 15:03
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Violence against women is linked to reproductive health problems

Violence against women

Unintended pregnancies, sexually transmitted infections, and miscarriages are more frequent among women who report having experienced violence at any point in their lives, studies from multiple countries around the world show.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014 13:30
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PAHO, OAS and IDB explore joint action on outbreak response in the Americas

Los titulares de la OEA, José Miguel Insulza; de la OPS, Carissa F. Etienne; y del BID, Luis Alberto Moreno

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, met this week with Secretary-General of the OAS José Miguel Insulza and President of the Inter-American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno to explore joint action to strengthen the capacity of countries in the Americas to respond to disease outbreaks and epidemics.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 11:47
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