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Global Health Workforce Alliance honors El Salvador’s minister of health

The Global Health Workforce Alliance honored Minister of Health of El Salvador María Isabel Rodríguez for her contributions to the development of human resources for health in her country. Rodríguez received the special recognition from the director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO)...

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 22:03
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Most countries in the Americas have sufficient health personnel but face challenges in distribution, migration and training

About 70% of countries in the Americas have sufficient—and in some cases, more than enough—doctors, nurses and midwives to provide basic healthcare services for their populations. But many face challenges in the distribution, training...

Last Updated on Thursday, 14 November 2013 11:30
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Radiology services are critical to meeting public health needs

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Some 3.6 billion diagnostic x-rays are made each year around the world, but there is wide disparity in radiological diagnosis rates between countries of different income levels. Many patients in low-income countries lack access to even basic forms of imaging such as ultrasound and x-rays, which alone can address 80-90% of common diseases and conditions.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 13:02
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3rd Global Forum on Human Resources for health is taking place in Brazil

Under the theme Human Resources for Health: foundation for Universal Health Coverage and the post-2015 development agenda, leaders in global health will present new evidence and innovative solutions to meet the greater demands being put on health sector workforces.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 November 2013 11:24
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Projects from Colombia, Brazil and the Dominican Republic are honored as "Malaria Champions of the Americas 2013"

Malaria Champions 2013

Three initiatives from Colombia, Brazil and the Dominican Republic were recognized on Nov. 6 as the 2013 “Malaria Champions of the Americas” for being model projects that integrate malaria interventions with solutions to other health problems.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 December 2013 16:24
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