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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 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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World Heart Day: Healthy habits starting in childhood can prevent heart disease

On World Heart Day (Sept. 29), the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) is urging the adoption of healthy living habits during childhood to prevent heart disease and other health problems in later life. 

Last Updated on Friday, 27 September 2013 11:19
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Elimination of dog-transmitted human rabies in the Americas by 2015 is within reach, experts say

Most countries in the Western Hemisphere have succeeded in eliminating human rabies transmitted by dogs, and experts say the remaining countries can reach that goal by 2015 if they dedicate the necessary resources.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 12:04
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Ministers of health convene to set priorities for Pan American health cooperation

Ministers of health from throughout the Americas are gathering this week at the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (WHO), to discuss the major health challenges facing the region and to set policies and priorities for PAHO’s technical cooperation in its member countries.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 07:36
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