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Health leaders set course for Pan American health action and progress toward universal coverage

Health authorities from North, South and Central America and the Caribbean agreed this week on a series of joint actions to improve their countries’ health systems, advance toward universal health coverage, and work with other sectors to improve social, environmental and economic conditions that impact on people’s health.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 February 2014 20:10
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Health leaders pledge action to reduce deaths from NCDs by 25% by 2025

Health authorities from the Americas agreed on a joint plan of action that seeks to reduce premature deaths due to noncommuncable diseases (NCDs) by 25% by the year 2025.  The action plan was approved by the 52nd Directing Council of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which is meeting this week in Washington, D.C.

Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 07:42
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PAHO/PAHEF present 2013 Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health

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The fifth annual Awards for Excellence in Inter-American Public Health, sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Pan American Health and Education Foundation (PAHEF), were presented on Sept. 30 during a special event held at the Organization of American States (OAS).

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 06:31
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Health authorities pledge to improve access to health care for LGBT people

Health authorities from throughout the Americas pledged to promote equitable access to health care for lesbians, homosexuals, bisexuals and transsexuals (LGBT), during the 52nd Directing Council meeting of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), which is being held this week in Washington, D.C.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 May 2014 10:40
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Health leaders from the Americas support universal health coverage

Health leaders from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the World Health Organization (WHO) and PAHO/WHO Member States expressed support for universal health coverage, on the opening day of the 52nd session of the PAHO Directing Council. 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 10:48
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